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Q: What does a rectal exam screen for?
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When you have a pap smear do you also have to have a rectal exam to?

No you dont have a rectal exam with it, at least I have never.... Rectal exams are done by different doctors.

What is the icd 10 pcs code for digital rectal exam?

What is the code for digital rectal exam

Palpation of the prostate gland through the rectum?

Palpation of the prostate gland through the rectum is a physical examination technique known as digital rectal exam (DRE). It involves a healthcare provider inserting a lubricated, gloved finger into the rectum to feel the prostate gland for any abnormalities such as nodules, enlargement, or tenderness. DRE is commonly used to screen for prostate cancer and assess prostate health.

What are the causes of rectal cancer and the signs one should get a rectal exam?

The cause of rectal cancer are not all known. However, you should get a rectal exam if you experience unusual tiredness, nasuea, bloody stools, abdominal cramps, and a change in bowel habits. These may be signs of rectal cancer.

Does a gynecologist do a rectal exam too?


What is the position for rectal exam?

Sims' position

What is the cpt code for Digital Rectal Exam?


Can you be too fat for a digital rectal exam?

Yes, a digital rectal exam is done using a CT scanner. Without even going into how much radiation a large patient will recieve, there is a weight limit on the table and the hole that the person has to fit through is only so big. ------------------------------------------ A digtal rectal exam has nothing to do with a CT scanner. Digital, in this case, refers to the finger (a digit). It is a rectal exam performed with the examiner's finger. If the patient is particularly heavy, it certainly makes it more difficult to perform a digital rectal exam effectively, but it can still be done.

What does a doctor stick up your butt?

They will stick their finger and a camera in while doing a digital rectal exam or prostate exam

What does finding one glove mean?

It means your rectal exam went well.

What does the medical abbreviation DRE mean?

DRE means digital rectal exam.

They may not have to?

They may not have to do it, but you need them to do a rectal exam first, that is the way the find colon cancer