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What kind of doctor usually does annual physicals for males?

What kind of doctor usually does annual physicals for males?

Family or internists: Family physicians and internal medicine specialists perform physiclans for males. I would note though that the need for an annual physical varies with the patient's age, the presence of chronic disease or risk factors for chronic disease. ...Read more

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What kind of Dr should a 52 year old male see for a full physical, what screenings should he get, and can you recommend a top doctor in the Miami area?

What kind of Dr should a 52 year old male see for a full physical, what screenings should he get, and can you recommend a top doctor in the Miami area?

Generally speaking..: I would recommend a Board-certified Internal Medicine physician (but I guess I'm biased). Internal Medicine deals with all of the diseases of adults. Age-appropriate screens for a gentleman of 52 yrs would include: annual physical exam, cholesterol screening every 2 years, Tetanus booster every 10 yrs, flu shot yearly, and discussion about prostate checking as well as colon cancer screening. ...Read more

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Do most woman request a male or female doctor to preform their yearly physical?

Do most woman request a male or female doctor to preform their yearly physical?

Depends: Some women feel more comfortable with a female doctor doing their physical exams. Many women are comfortable with either a male or female provider as long as the doctor is professional and trusted ...Read more

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In what situation do doctors perform prostate milking on a male patient? In a yearly physical exam, when health issues are diagnosed, or other reasons

In what situation do doctors perform prostate milking on a male patient? In a yearly physical exam, when health issues are diagnosed, or other reasons

No: There is no situation in which a doctor will milk the prostrate. However, the doctor may check the prostate if there is a risk of prostate cancer or enlargement. As you age your risk increases. ...Read more

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I am a 49 yr old female who hasn't been to doctor in over 18 months. What type dr should I see now & what tests/exams.... I have had no previous medical problems. Had annual well woman visits but feel I need to start taking better care of myself.

I am a 49 yr old female who hasn't been to doctor in over 18 months. What type dr should I see now & what tests/exams.... I have had no previous medical problems. Had annual well woman visits but feel I need to start taking better care of myself.

You: You should see an internal medicine doctor or a family practitioner yearly for a physical and any screening tests recommended for your age group and your specific health and family history. You should also see a gynecologist regularly for an exam and pap smear. They may need to do this every 1, 2 or 3 years depending on your health and family history.

Below I've attached a helpful website on the recommended screening exams for women. ...Read more

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Wanted to know if doctors drug test at annual physicals?

Wanted to know if doctors drug test at annual physicals?

Not a routine: Test for most exams unless there is a suspicion and the test requires consent by the individual. ...Read more

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I'm a 34 year old male. How often should I get a physical exam by my doctor?

I'm a 34 year old male. How often should I get a physical exam by my doctor?

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

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What to expect for a physical exam for a male? Certain tests doc will do? Labs? Etc?

Age dependent: At your age regular exam, hesrt, lungs, abdomen, head and neck, muscle strength. As needed private exam. Mainly hemoglobin, cbc, liver and kidney function. ...Read more

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I'm slowly wasting away both physically and mentally. What type of doctor should I see?

I'm slowly wasting away both physically and mentally. What type of doctor should I see?

Primary care physici: Look for a good primary care physician. Maybe he doesn't know the answer but he can gather data and direct you to the right specialist. ...Read more

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What do doctors do for regular 16 year old (girl) yearly physical?

What do doctors do for regular 16 year old (girl) yearly physical?

Complete exam: It would be a complete examination of all systems, labs to check blood counts, cholesterol, thyroid, urine.Updates on immunization.Discuss health, STDs, nutrition, If sexually active a pap test may be performed. ...Read more

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What type of doctor should I see for a general check-up if I am an 18 year old male?

What type of doctor should I see for a general check-up if I am an 18 year old male?

GP: A general practitioner would be the best choice unless you have a medical condition for which you see a specialist. Then the specialist could do your examination or suggest the appropriate physician to help you. ...Read more

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How do I know whether my symptoms are from anxiety or actual illness? I know I suffer from health anxiety for a good 7 months. I got many physical symptoms. I went to my doc for annual check up and she said I have nothing concerning but the symptoms don'

How do I know whether my symptoms are from anxiety or actual illness? I know I suffer from health anxiety for a good 7 months. I got many physical symptoms. I went to my doc for annual check up and she said I have nothing concerning but the symptoms don'

Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more

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Doctors, I have heard that male contraceptive injection is available which is to be injected annually. Is it available and what are its pros and cons.

Doctors, I have heard that male contraceptive injection is available which is to be injected annually. Is it available and what are its pros and cons.

Unavailable yet, . ..: Male injectable contraceptive is based on that the combination of testosterone and progesterone naturally stops sperm production. Since both ingredients are steroid-related, some expected side effects from steroid use may occur from its use; hence the study for such ended for questioning the risks of its possible side effective. So, it is unlikely to be available for a long time to come. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the chances of a type 2 diabetes male conceiving a child?

Doctors, what are the chances of a type 2 diabetes male conceiving a child?

Conceiving: Excellent! Most people with DM type 2 can conceive at a rate similar to those without. ...Read more

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I am Male 38 and considering Vasectomy. Which type of Doctor deals with Vasectomy surgery?

I am Male 38 and considering Vasectomy. Which type of Doctor deals with Vasectomy surgery?

Urologists: Are specialists who perform vasectomy surgery. Can be done in the office or surgicenter under local anesthetic, or under general anesthesia in an operating room. An office vasectomy is usually the cheapest way to go without sacrificing quality of care. Good Luck ...Read more

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What type of Doctor is best suited to diagnose and treat Cervical Radiculopathy in a 30 Year old Healthy Male?

What type of Doctor is best suited to diagnose and treat Cervical Radiculopathy in a 30 Year old Healthy Male?

Different ones...: An Orthopedist that treats the spine, Neurosurgeon for surgical cases; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist and Neurologist for those that do not require surgical management. ...Read more

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I'm 16. And tomorrow is my yearly physical exam with my doctor. I am afraid that if he sees my cuts he'll send me to a mental institution can he?

I'm 16. And tomorrow is my yearly physical exam with my doctor. I am afraid that if he sees my cuts he'll send me to a mental institution can he?

You must be having a: Painful struggle. If you are cutting yourself please seek help. Be honest with yourself and the doctor who can refer you to a mental health professional who can be caring and understanding. Relief is possible and you deserve help in overcoming this behavior and addressing the feelings and issues that drive it. Seek support from those who love you and care about you. Best regards for relief. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Dear doc I am 22 yr old male. I extracted one of my tooth due to pain. Now I feel pain in the very next tooth. It physically appears normal?

Dear doc I am 22 yr old male. I extracted one of my tooth due to pain. Now I feel pain in the very next tooth. It physically appears normal?

Confusion...: Did a dentist extract the tooth or did you do it personally? How long ago was the tooth extracted? May or may not be referred pain from the extraction site. Either way, see a local dentist to have it examined. ...Read more

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Is it okay if your penis go up on your male doctor in a physical exam?

Is it okay if your penis go up on your male doctor in a physical exam?

Sure it is: Every person with a penis knows that it can have a mind of its own at times. Babies can get erections for no reason or at diaper changes. Boys in puberty get erections on and off during the day (can be embarrassing). Men can get erections with examinations by any sort of doctor and sometimes for no reason, even without an exam. The penis has nerve connections that can make it do things on its own. ...Read more

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What type of doctor for testosterone replacement is best for male? Thank you....

What type of doctor for testosterone replacement is best for male? Thank you....

Endocrinologist: Some physicians may advertise themselves as aging experts, but if I were going to consider taking hormone replacements, I would not want to see anyone but a board certified endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What kind of physical examination test does a doctor preform for knee pain? Special test? The thesselys test is postitive for what?

What kind of physical examination test does a doctor preform for knee pain? Special test? The thesselys test is postitive for what?

Knee exam: A good patient history will guide a physician in which special tests may be most appropriate for each patient. Physical exam includes visual inspection (and xray), palpation, and special tests. Thesselys test, like apley, mcmurray, and bounce tests, are all ways to inspect a knee for a meniscus tear. There are many special test for other structures as well. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I visit to make sure everything is okay when...I physically got punch many time on the head as well as ribs?

What kind of doctor should I visit to make sure everything is okay when...I physically got punch many time on the head as well as ribs?

PCP: You may want to start with your pcp (primary care physician) if you are not in any acute distress. If you are, then you need to go to er. ...Read more