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What Does A Physical Exam Consist Of For A Woman
How does a physical exam differ for men and women? How does a woman's routine physical exam differ from a man's routine physical exam?
It does not : A physical exam is a complete examination of all body parts. Other than the fact that there are some gender related differences in our body parts between men and women, the process of examination is not much different between men vs women. ...Read more
An annual Pap and: Referral for mammogram is in order if you have no "pre-existing" issues or meds. Your doctor shouls assess any changes in weight, blood pressure, check urine for blood and protein, he should teach prevention (diet, quit smoking, assesss etoh intake) examine top to bottom. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on your individual health goals. But in general, for preventive screening, every two years is probably sufficient if you have no medical conditions. This is primarily driven by the USPSTF recommendation that you have a mammogram every 2 years between the ages of 50 and 75. Other things to have checked would be blood pressure, cervical cancer screening (every 3-5 years) and Colon cancer. ...Read more
Did blood work and urine sample for woman physical exam. Everything came back normal except for "hemoglobin 1+" in urine sample. What could this mean?
Possibilities...: This means there was a small amount of microscopic blood in the urine sample. One of the most common reasons for a female is having your menses at the time the sample was obtained. Another common reason is if a catheter was inserted to obtain the sample. If neither of these explains it, it might be best to repeat the urine test and pursue further tests if the blood is still present. ...Read more
Aphysical exam for 32 years entails a detaild family history, personal history, past history of any significance, a comprehensive physical exam.Blood test for routine cbc, blood chemistry including glucose, cholesterol and kidney functions, urine analysis and if indicated thyroid hormone profile and advice to have a pap smear and gyn exam which i stopped doig many years ago'
so what are you waiting for. ...Read more
When getting a yearly physical exam is it better to have a male dr perform the exam & female dr for a female? What exam is needed when your 45 male?
Doesn't matter: The gender of the physician and patient do not have to be matched to have a quality annual exam. If pub feel more comfortable with one over another, that's ok, and you can choose your doctor accordingly. Best to keep the same doctor over the years and develop a good relationship. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Need docs help! I am am a 20 year old female who has never had a physical exam. What should I expect?
Easy: The doctor will take a thorough history of your health and your family, then do a physical exam. Piece of cake! ...Read more
What things are in a typical physical exam for a 20 year old female? (Called in, height weight and then? (As detailed answer as possible)
Physical exam: Typically eyes ears nose mouth neck lungs heart glands breasts belly arms legs, reflexes plus others as appropriate. Skin, obviously. If you have concerns about part of your body or about part of the exam, please do ask. ...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
What multivitamin supplements I should take? Overall healthy based on physical exam and labs but diet is not very balanced or varied. I'm 30 yo female
23 year-old female, pain in both feet and right knee, MRI clear, physical exam is clear. Pain killers do not work, she's a cycler, but stop cycled.
Physical exam: This will consist of a total body examination of all systems and if necessary further organ evaluation may be required if findings indicate. ...Read more
Physical frequency: A healthy man your age is unlikely to have any findings on a routine physical exam. It is much more important to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet and avoid smoking and excessive alcohol intake. The United States preventive services task force lists recommendations for health services. Your doctor can discuss these with you taking your family history into consideration. ...Read more
See below.: See us preventive services task force guidelines on their website for suggested elements of the periodic evaluation http://www.Ahrq.Gov/ppip/men50.Html. ...Read more
Physical exam: A yearly physical exam is always a goiod plan to follow especially of geriatric age. ...Read more