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Why would the doctor need me to be erect for physical exam?

I had asked this in another forum, but so far no response. My doctor had me do some lab work. In my urine sample it came back high with WBS.  The doctor ordered some meds as I have a UTI. The doctor has scheduled an appointment in 2 weeks for a complete physical. Then they will also have me redo the labs to see if I still have an infection.  What puzzled me is the nurse asked me if I can get an erection. She said that when I come in for my physical appointment the doctor wants me to get an erection. What would be the reason for this? What would the doctor be looking for? I have had UTI in the past, but I have never been asked by any medical professional if I can get an erection or I will need an erection for a physical.  Anyone else ever heard this before?
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I had asked this in another forum, but so far no response. My doctor had me do some lab work. In my urine sample it came back high with WBS.  The doctor ordered some meds as I have a UTI. The doctor has scheduled an appointment in 2 weeks for a complete physical. Then they will also have me redo the labs to see if I still have an infection.  What puzzled me is the nurse asked me if I can get an erection. She said that when I come in for my physical appointment the doctor wants me to get an erection. What would be the reason for this? What would the doctor be looking for? I have had UTI in the past, but I have never been asked by any medical professional if I can get an erection or I will need an erection for a physical.  Anyone else ever heard this before?
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There are several reasons that the doctor needs the patient erect, it depends on what your medical problem is. I say ask the doctor straight out what he is looking for. Besides that, I would just go for it. It certainly can not cause you any harm and it might be an interesting experience. Your doctor will explain everything he is doing to you and why. My next appointment with my urologist, I have to have an injection in my penis to cause an erection so he can do an ultrasound; at first, I was apprehensive but after researching this online, I have changed from apprehensive to a bit looking forward to it. From what others have said, everyone is nervous about this but find the experience rather erotic and most are excited to experience an erection so hard it's like it was when they were 20. I want to feel what that is like. So, in conclusion, you might want to go online and confirm what I have said to you is true and then just go get erect for your doctor and see what its like.
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yes I was asked,.. its the human body for gods sake and are parts are not special.. everyone has them and they need to be checked.Its just seems everything about us in Health is  about our Age and our ****
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I disagree with you davfit, Our parts are extremely special to us. My penis is precious and I sure do enjoy it. What is the hang up? Daco2, you go for it. Get it hard for the Doc and enjoy just like any other good erection. Please share what the experience was like.
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It's normal for Dr to ask. My guess would be he is checking for ED.  Which is no fun.  I'm 41 take a testosterone shot 3x month and still have issues going flat, can't get up on command, and even ejaculated becomes a problem.  I get there then nothing.

Also circulation,  like one that's getting ultrasound.  Or even small blockage in urethra which could be cause of UTI.

Don't worry about your ****** size, he/she has seen far to many to remember yours.
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