Physical Examanations

Exams that can help you find severe illnesses.

Mammograms

Description: This is an X-Ray of the Female breast to determine if there are cancerous tumors that cannot be felt.


Male, Female or Both?: Female


Age: they can be given to women under 40 but normally 40 is the right age.

Pap Smears

Description: This exam gets cells from the cervix to determine if there are any problems with the cervix.


Male, Female or Both?: Female


Age: 21 unless doctor thinks something is wrong.

Testicular Exams

Description: This exam tests if there are any lumps in the testicals and this is normally a self examination process. This exam test to see if there are any possible cancerous lumps in the testicular region.


Male, Female or Both?:


Age: 15 - 35

Prostate Exams

Description: This exam tests the prostate gland for any cancerous cells. it is not normally needed in men 70 or older but your doctor will determine if you need one based on age, size of prostate gland, This test is normally performed on Males but in rare cases Females may need to get this test.


Male, Female or Both: Both


Age: 40 -70