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What might a doctor check during a adolescent health care wellness visit?

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Dr. Henry Ng
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many things

Typical visits are about general health and wellness.
Your provider may as about home life, school and work, relationships and sexuality, tobacco/alcohol/substance experimentation and use, mood and depression among many topics. The exam should be from head to to including a breast exam for females and genital exam for males. The exam should offer the teen a private and confidential interview.

In brief: Many things

Typical visits are about general health and wellness.
Your provider may as about home life, school and work, relationships and sexuality, tobacco/alcohol/substance experimentation and use, mood and depression among many topics. The exam should be from head to to including a breast exam for females and genital exam for males. The exam should offer the teen a private and confidential interview.
Dr. Henry Ng
Dr. Henry Ng
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Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics

In brief: Comprehensive exam

There are many things that a dr might check during the exam. Height, weight, bp, vision, and hearing will be checked.
The dr will discuss many topics including school, work, exercise, diet, mental well-being, drug, alcohol, and tobacco use, family life, and sexual activity. A comprehensive physical exam will be done, if needed, in girls, a pap might be done. Urine may be checked for infection, std.

In brief: Comprehensive exam

There are many things that a dr might check during the exam. Height, weight, bp, vision, and hearing will be checked.
The dr will discuss many topics including school, work, exercise, diet, mental well-being, drug, alcohol, and tobacco use, family life, and sexual activity. A comprehensive physical exam will be done, if needed, in girls, a pap might be done. Urine may be checked for infection, std.
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
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