Is a prostate exam really so bad? — guest post by Maria Rainier

Generally kidney stones are just analyzed when they begin to bring about shocking agony.

Men and Health: It's a guy thing

Editor’s note: Throughout this blog, I write about the importance of getting prostate exams.  With effective and regular screenings, you have a fighting chance to catch prostate cancer in it’s earlier stages — when it’s treatable. I thought you would enjoy a guest article on prostate exams, from a woman’s perspective. As always, talk with your doctor and determine at what age you should begin prostate exams.

It’s one of the exams that men dread the most. Many have to be dragged in to see the doctor by their wives and partners. But really guys – is it so bad? It’s far less painful or traumatic than passing a kidney stone or getting a colonoscopy. And haven’t you already learned to handle awkward exams? “Turn your head and cough.” It’s time to get over those fears and do the right thing for your health.

What to Expect

A prostate exam…

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