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The pre- and post-massage test is a simple, inexpensive test that may
help diagnose the type of
prostatitis you have.
The two urine samples and, if possible, a sample prostate secretion,
are examined for bacteria or cells that point to inflammation
There are other possible results, and the test may not always give a
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerChristopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
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