A 29-year-old member asked:
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why is it important to get a full physical exam?

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Dr. Kevin Nolan
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
PE important?: Many conditions may not be obvious to you but your doctor may pick them up with your answers to his questions or some of the findings on your exam. If you don't get the exam you miss the opportunity for the discovery.
Answered on Nov 10, 2015
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Dr. Marina Gafanovich
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Get a piece of mind: Check ups are recommended every year. Your insurance company will actually promote this to you.
Answered on Jan 14, 2014

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