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As a pretty healthy and active 35 year old male, how often should I have a comprehensive physical exam?

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Dr. Paul Hartlaub
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: No definite answer

You ask a great question.
There actually is no research to guide us on this question - only opinions. Mine is that every year or so makes sense, mostly to stay up-to-date on new developments in cancer screening, healthy lifestyle behaviors, and recommended vaccinations. All of these are updated on a continual basis. A good resource is an iphone app called my health checklist (2012 version coming).

In brief: No definite answer

You ask a great question.
There actually is no research to guide us on this question - only opinions. Mine is that every year or so makes sense, mostly to stay up-to-date on new developments in cancer screening, healthy lifestyle behaviors, and recommended vaccinations. All of these are updated on a continual basis. A good resource is an iphone app called my health checklist (2012 version coming).
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
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Dr. Mikhail Lyubich
Internal Medicine

In brief: Every 2-3 years

Get one now. If no problem found take next in 2-3 years.

In brief: Every 2-3 years

Get one now. If no problem found take next in 2-3 years.
Dr. Mikhail Lyubich
Dr. Mikhail Lyubich
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