Wake Family Medicine in Cary, North Carolina, led by Mrinalini Kodumagulla, MD, understands men’s individualized health needs. The practice offers comprehensive care for men’s health to help you maintain proper health, or address disease or other health issues. To schedule a consultation about any of your health concerns, book an appointment by calling the office or using the online booking tool.
Men’s health covers gender-specific needs that should be routinely monitored to achieve your overall wellness.
Men’s health services cover:
At Wake Family Medicine, the team treats all men’s health issues with comprehensive care.
One of the main conditions the team at Wake Family Medicine treats is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Symptoms of BPH include:
If you’re experiencing any of these signs, schedule an appointment to see the team at Wake Family Medicine as soon as possible. You can trust their expertise and experience to help you get well.
To monitor and maintain your overall wellness, you should have a physical exam yearly.
Once you reach 40, Wake Family Medicine suggests digital rectal exams yearly for early detection of prostate cancer. If your results are abnormal, Dr. Kodumagulla then performs a prostate ultrasound, which offers a more in-depth test.
During your ultrasound, Dr. Kodumagulla performs a needle biopsy to see if cancer is present. Wake Family Medicine also provides a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test, which can detect cancer.
The American Cancer Society recommends that all males get a PSA screening for prostate cancer every year starting at 50 years old. Dr. Kodumagulla talks to you about the frequency of visits and testing needed depending on your health and age.
When you visit Wake Family Medicine, Dr. Kodumagulla evaluates your overall physical, mental, and sexual health. During your exam, the team checks your:
Additional tests might be required, including taking your blood, getting a urine sample from you, or performing an electrocardiogram.
Dr. Kodumagulla may want to update your vaccinations, in addition to recommending supplements to your diet. You might also need prescribed medications depending on results from your examination and test results.
Whether you have a concern about your health or would like to schedule your annual men’s health exam, call the office or book an appointment online today.