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What checkups are recommended for men when they turn 40?

What checkups are recommended for men when they turn 40?

Vaccines too: In addition to the blood pressure and cholesterol checks, checks for alcohol or weight problems, and depression already mentioned, several vaccines are needed, including tetanus with pertussis (tdap), flu, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) and chicken pox vaccines. For detailed and reliable lists of what is needed for all adults, check out the iphone / ipad app prevention checklist 2013. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Why must men in their 60s have preventive health screenings if they smoked for 40 years?

Why must men in their 60s have preventive health screenings if they smoked for 40 years?

Men/Women smoked>40 : Not only men but men/women who smoked for>40 years need to be screened for copd, coronary artery disease, perpheral vascular disease and other health effects from smoking, as smoking is the cause of all these conditions independent of all the other conditions like hypertension.Hyperlipidemia, type2diabetes mellitus. ...Read more

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What do docs think? Should breast removal be made compulsory for women at age 40 or older?

What do docs think? Should breast removal be made compulsory for women at age 40 or older?

Why: No. Age has nothing to do with it. Do you also want to remove your ovaries? Thyroid? If you re worried about breast cancer, get a brac test. ...Read more

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Why do you believe it’s important for college-aged girls to keep up with their yearly exams while they’re away from home? 4) what are the possible affects of not having your yearly exam/what is the importance? 5) how do you recommend women find a physi

Why do you believe it’s important for college-aged girls to keep up with their yearly exams while they’re away from home? 4)	what are the possible affects of not having your yearly exam/what is the importance?



5)	how do you recommend women find a physi

Hello, : Hello, are you writing a paper for school or asking for yourself? The newest guidelines recommend pap smear at age 21 per debbie saslow of the american cancer society. Annual screening are not recommened for college aged women - it is once every three years if the woman is in good health with previous pap smears being ok. Many college clinics offer these services or can make a recommedation. ...Read more

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How many prostate exams do men need to have ? and do they have to have prostate exams as soon as they turn 40?

How many prostate exams do men need to have ? and do they have to have prostate exams as soon as they turn 40?

DRE: Digital rectal exams and PSA screening are recommended every year after the age of 50. If you have a strong family history of prostate cancer, most urologists suggest getting exams beginning in the early 40s annually ...Read more

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If X-Rays and Mammograms can cause cancer, then why do them annually as a checkup procedure? If they cause harm, why Drs recommend them??

If X-Rays and Mammograms can cause cancer, then why do them annually as a checkup procedure? If they cause harm, why Drs recommend them??

There's good and bad: "Everything" causes cancer. If the benefit of finding a cancer tumor early outweighs the tiny risk from an x-ray, it's ok to do. To reduce your cancer risk, keep a healthy weight and exercise (at least 30 minutes, 5 days a week). Eat lots vegetables and limit your intake of red meat or burned/charbroiled meat. Avoid smoking, which increases risk of lung cancer, oral and throat cancers, etc... ...Read more

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Why don't doctors remove dysphasia moles when they see them? Especially when they insist on getting good margins when they do take one out?

Why don't doctors remove dysphasia moles when they see them? Especially when they insist on getting good margins when they do take one out?

Excision nevus: You either did not have exactly explained to for what was the procedure or you did not understand. Sounds like you had an 'incisional biopsy'. Thus only a portion was removed just to obtain a diagnosis. If that diagnosis was for complete excision than you need a second procedure. Otherwise 'excisional biopsy' was what you might have thought you were getting. Best to discuss with your doc... ...Read more

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When do most females begin to get wrinkles, look tired, etc.? Is 25 early for that to happen? Are there any anti aging products that actually work?

When do most females begin to get wrinkles, look tired,  etc.? Is 25 early for that to happen? Are there any anti aging products that actually work?

Varies: It varies depending on genetics, smoking status, sun exxposure and sunscreen use. Good skin hygeine includes drinking at least 5 cups of water daily, wearing sunscreen daily at least spf 40 (and reapply at thhe end of the day if you are inddoors then going back out), avoiding cigarette smoke. See a dermatologist to find what type or treatments might work for your specific skin type. ...Read more

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When piles are presed and veins are press up so can we do for remove this ache?

When piles are presed and veins are press up so can we do for remove this ache?

Yes: Reduce prolapse to intra anal site. Stool softeners, regular movements, local suppositories from pharmacy to reduce swelling can all help. However if they are that big: may need surgical treatment. ...Read more

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My prolactin level is at 35.9? How severe is my condition? will it affect my fertility? does the medication vary for for those who are sexually active and those who are not?

My prolactin level is at 35.9? How severe is my condition? will it affect my fertility? does the medication vary for for those who are sexually active and those who are not?

High prolactin : There is a lot missing in your prentation. Prolactin is produced by the pituitary gland at the base of your brain and has wide ranging effects. If your doc feels uncomfortable doing a work up on you you should find a gynecological endocrinologist pronto. You need a complete work up and soon. Good look and don't delay! ...Read more

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When would a baby of 1-2 months need prothrombin time testing? What are they looking for?

When would a baby of 1-2 months need prothrombin time testing? What are they looking for?

Unexplaind bruises: When a doctor orders prothrombin time and other clotting tests, he/she is probably looking for a bleeding disorder that may explain bruises in a baby that young. ...Read more

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How often should we check the IUD to make sure it's in perfect condition and we are safe when having sex?

How often should we check the IUD to make sure it's in perfect condition and we are safe when having sex?

Never.: The IUD is not user adjustable and does not require maintenance or inspection unless something is amiss. It should be checked by your doc at your regularly scheduled gyn visits and removed at the end of the IUD life. ...Read more

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Can kids who are really small for their age always need braces when they get older?

Can kids who are really small for their age always need braces when they get older?

Dental braces?: I assume you are asking about dental braces. The need for orthodontic treatment is not related to stature. At age 7 take your child to a qualified orthodontic specialist for first exam. The orthodontist can then help guide your child's crania-facial growth and development. ...Read more

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How thorough are GI docs looking at every inch of gut during colonoscopy when there are >100 people waiting to have theirs done?

How thorough are GI docs looking at every inch of gut during colonoscopy when there are >100 people waiting to have theirs done?

Very: Each procedure is taken seriously and most will not look at anything other than what they are doing at the moment. ...Read more

Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more