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Dr. Golder Wilson
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Health Screening (Overview)

Health screening refers to testing people for a disease or condition who are at risk for disease (due to their age, gender, or activities), but who do not necessarily have any symptoms of the disease. An annual mammogram to check for cancer is an example of a screening test.


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What is done during a health screening?

What is done during a health screening?

Full Check Up: Screening/ preventive exam includes following 1 complete medical and family history including smoking, drug intake, alcohol and meds being taken 2 psychiatric history 3complete physical examination includind BP check 4 screening tests like blood test for chlesterol, thyroid , biabetes etc. 5history of immunisation and bring it uptodate like tdap.Flu, etc. 5counselling diet/pap smear/colonoscopy, mammo. ...Read more

Dr. Golder Wilson
151 doctors shared insights

Health Screening (Overview)

Health screening refers to testing people for a disease or condition who are at risk for disease (due to their age, gender, or activities), but who do not necessarily have any symptoms of the disease. An annual mammogram to check for cancer is an example of a screening test.


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Hi can I get health screening through your app?

Hi can I get health screening through your app?

Try CONCIERGE: HealthTap Concierge doctors can see and treat their patients via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. In the U.S. certain medications (not all) can be prescribed, and lab tests can be ordered. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can send images during a live Concierge consultation. Items that are not yet available (as of Jan. 2016) are the full physical exam, colonoscopy, x-rays,... ...Read more

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How long does a standard health screening results take?

How long does a standard health screening results take?

Local Problem: None of us here are connected to your clinic or even know what tests you had ordered or completed. This question is to be directed to the team caring for you in person. ...Read more

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What is the importance of health screening prior to exercise?

What is the importance of health screening prior to exercise?

Important: Important to identify any health issues that could cause problems during the activities you are planning to do. Getting these issues addressed and developing an exercise program you can do based on any underlying problems will help you to achieve your goals. A program will also help you meet your goals, start small and build. After all you don't start with a mile on sat then a marathon on sun! ...Read more

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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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What's the health screening guideline for diabetes in kids?

What's the health screening guideline for diabetes in kids?

Weight/Height and FH: In kids with no family history of dm, follow weight and advice prevention of obesity and proper nutrition and kids with family history of type 1 diabetes regular check ups and blood tests kids with fh of type 2 dm avoid obesity and proper nutition from early childhood. ...Read more

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Is there any kind of health screening that occurs before an international flight?

Is there any kind of health screening that occurs before an international flight?

Not REally Unless/si: Normally you dont need any screening unless you had a major surgery like heart/liver/lung transplant or major catastrophic illness. ...Read more

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Improving Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
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Do not dig into the corners when cutting nails
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Avoid harsh chemicals
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What should I expect at a biometric health screening ?

Basic screening: It is for height, weight, BMI, lipids/ diabetic and blood pressure screenings are most common. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Screening (Definition)

Examples are: colonoscopy for colon polyp or cancer; mammograms for breast lesions or cancer; psa a blood test that could indicate enlargement of cancerous prostate tissue; blood sugar or hemoglobin a!c for diabetes. Many think that scanning the whole body will pick up a cancer--in all likelihood, it will not. There also is no good blood test, yet, ...Read more