US Prostate (For male)
- Who should undergo ultrasound prostate:
Male > 40 yrs old
If you notice unusual symptoms: trouble urinating, blood in urine, lumps/ cysts (excess tissue)around your rectum,
You’re at risk of prostate cancer
Drink 1L of water 1hr prior to scan
No fasting required
Avoid carbonated drinks
No radiation risks, unlike X-ray and CT scan which involve ionizing radiation.
A little discomfort with the cold and wet conducting gel.