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Old 09-03-2015, 05:02 AM
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Talking Urologists- something for you young guys to look forward to

PSA was elevated at last physical, so family doctor refers me to a urologist. We have 3 in town, 2 are females, I get set up with the male one. When I got there, I'm advised my exam would be conducted by his physician's assistant, Sarah.

You haven't lived until you've had a gorgeous 20's blonde lady tell you to drop trou, handle and closely examine your man parts, then do a thorough digital rectal exam. Other than the DRE, kinda reminded me of college.......except things usually turned out differently back then.
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Been there done that....

What's even funnier is when she hands you a tissue and says "here, clean yourself up, get dressed and I will call you"...

I felt so cheap and used.
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Been there done that....

What's even funnier is when she hands you a tissue and says "here, clean yourself up, get dressed and I will call you"...

I felt so cheap and used.
Mine even cleaned me up. She was very thorough.
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I had my physical yesterday. 40ish yo man doctor, decent looking. He check my prostate thoroughly then said I see you're 50. We'll set up your colon violation and advise.
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I had my physical yesterday. 40ish yo man doctor, decent looking. He check my prostate thoroughly then said I see you're 50. We'll set up your colon violation and advise.
They are trying to get me to do the colon thing. I've put it off for 2 years. Hell I've had a good run maybe Ill just avoid it for a few more years (until dignity means less to me). Crap.....
As I'm typing this Steve Jobs pops up on the MSNBC news this am.
coincidence?
divine intervention?
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I had my physical yesterday. 40ish yo man doctor, decent looking. He check my prostate thoroughly then said I see you're 50. We'll set up your colon violation and advise.
Did I mention that my last 2 colonoscopies were also done by women? In college, several women saw my man parts, then marriage reduced that to one woman for many years. Now I'm back to many women again, but I'm not so enthused about the reasons.

Alligatorgar: Seriously, get the exam when your doc recommends. It is so much better than the consequences of waiting too long for an exam...
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Alligator - the PA that got my vitals and screened mentioned catching colon issues by tests have a far better outcome than when found after symptomatic. Ain't gunna be fun but neither is cancer.
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They are trying to get me to do the colon thing. I've put it off for 2 years. Hell I've had a good run maybe Ill just avoid it for a few more years (until dignity means less to me). Crap.....
As I'm typing this Steve Jobs pops up on the MSNBC news this am.
coincidence?
divine intervention?

Stop with the adolescent "dignity" thing, grow up, and get the scope done.


There is nothing dignified about slowly dying from cancer.


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Stop with the adolescent "dignity" thing, grow up, and get the scope done.


There is nothing dignified about slowly dying from cancer.


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It is definitely not a big deal and you will never even know it happened (vs these physical exams). You lay on the table, the nurse gives you a shot of propyphol-sp? and you go night night in a flash. Next thing u know ur wife, etc is talking to you in the recovery room. Your ass doesn't hurt or anything like that. And you will likely not see that Dr again for 5 yrs. Do it as soon as u can. Peace of mind is priceless
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Its really not as bad as you would think, my last one I went to my doc, got stuck in the little room and told to strip down to the underwear and wait, after a few minutes this cute blonde in white lab coat just comes in and tells me she is a med student and there to observe the physical (thinking penthouse forum stuff here ). I said sure, doc comes in doesnt say anything about the blonde and starts my physical, we get to the colon check and the blonde looks at me, I at her and the doc says "you mind if she stays?". . . .I said, "I'd rather not, its embarrassing enough with just you and me in the room". They both laffed and she left.

Seriously, get it checked, you dont want to be lying in a bed with colon cancer wishing you could kick yourself in the ass for not getting it done.
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The colonoscopy itself is nothing. It's the shuttle launch the day prior that's a pain in the ass...
Also, you can't trust that orifice for at least 3 days after.
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Look at the bright side, her finger had to be smaller than the male doctor.
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Look at the bright side, her finger had to be smaller than the male doctor.
Yeah, but the fingernails!
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Maybe this thread title should have the word "pussy" in it. Big Al is spit on.
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Spit on, spot on,
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Spit on, spot on,
Even the hookers don't do that to Big Al.
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I am sure she loves her job.

Great, just another azzhole.
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I've been on the 3 year plan since age 45. 60 this month. My dad stuck by his "dignity" until nearly 70 and had to have a major colon resection. Gave him religion about it which he then got on me about it. It's one of the cancers with proven hereditary links. They've removed some early flat polyps from me, but last one in Dec. I was clean.

Lose the damned dignity, DO IT!
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My boss is in his mid 50's and felt fine, he saw no reason for them to run a tube up his ass. His wife kept on him for about 2 years and he finally went. It wasn't snip a few polyps for him, they took out a few feet of cancerous intestine. He's fine now but wouldn't be if he didn't have the colonoscopy.
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My boss is in his mid 50's and felt fine, he saw no reason for them to run a tube up his ass. His wife kept on him for about 2 years and he finally went. It wasn't snip a few polyps for him, they took out a few feet of cancerous intestine. He's fine now but wouldn't be if he didn't have the colonoscopy.
If you have the docs do polyp removal and early detection, colon cancer is one of the easiest cancers to beat. In many other cancers, removing pre-cancerous growths and/or early detection is the key to a good outcome.

My dad didn't seek treatment for his prostate conditions until too late, by which time his aggressive prostate cancer had spread to other organs and bones. It was hard to watch what he went through in the final few months of life, which ended when he was only 4 years older than I am today. His siblings lived active lives 20 years longer than his. I'm not taking chances with my symptoms. More urologist visits to follow, pleasant or not.
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