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My Mom Wants Me To Get A Full Physical Exam To See If A Virgin
Dubious: This sounds like an element of dispute between you and mom. She does not trust you (sexually) and perhaps your answers do not satisfy her. Having a doctor solve this dispute by discovering whether you have an intact hymen or not, will not truly answer the question and more important it will not re-establish trust between the two of you no matter what the answer. Seek counseling. ...Read more
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I'm 64 years young and I get a physical exam tomorrow. Is this last thorough one since I will soon be on medicare?
No: You should have a pe every year by your primary physician. ...Read more
Annually: The exam part of an annual physical is usually not the most important part, unless you're having symptoms. However, it is important to get your blood pressure checked annually. The remainder of the "physical exam" is geared to identifying risk factors for things like diabetes or cancer, doing appropriate screening tests, and discussing how to get and stay healthy with your doctor. ...Read more
Physical exam: A yearly physical exam is always a goiod plan to follow especially of geriatric age. ...Read more
I have never had male physical exam, should I get one at my age of 20 or not worry about it? And does insurance cover it if i get one just to do it?
Physical? good idea: A physical is a good idea at any age. At 20 it will be directed by your family history (diseases at earlier ages than normal), and behaviors that may affect your health (smoking and sexual behavior.) blood work, and other tests will be determined by these factors. With regards to coverage, more and more companies are seeing the value of these exams, but it would be wise to check with them. ...Read more
Yes: But just like anything else on a physical exam, a doctor is not going to see it all the time, even if it is there. ...Read more
On physical exam at urologist, diagnosed with mild exopthalmos bilaterally. Should i see a specialist. If so, what kind?
You're the boss: A doctor should not force a woman to get examined in order to get a prescription for birth control pills. Sometimes it's a good idea to get one though. Here is an interesting article about this issue: http://www.Reuters.Com/article/2010/11/22/us-birth-control-idustre6al67x20101122. ...Read more
Will a male doc leave the room for a female physical exam, scared to go get one done have sores on my vagina if he does not leave can I ask him to ?
It is time: You have a medical problem that requires an examination. You need this examination to get better. You are 46 years old. It is time to be an adult and have your exam. If you think for one moment that the doctor, male or female, will have any inappropriate thoughts about your skin then you are mistaken. We see skin every single day of our lives. It is skin and it must be examined. Go to the doctor! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For physical exam blood tests, Do doctors usually check for Lyme disease or does it get noticed in the blood? Does that have to be requested?
I get nocturnal calf cramps wkly, told it was BFs by a neuro after physical exam. What is the best remedy for the pain for days after a calf cramp?
BF's ?!?: restless leg syndrome is quite common (about 1 in five people). Several medications have come out for it in the last few years (AS PREVENTATIVES). Muscle cramp pain is treated like other muscle pain. Rest, gradual increasing activity and stretching, warm compresses and Aspirin like drugs. ...Read more
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