What Diseases to do Mammograms, Pap Smears, Testicular Exams, and Prostate Exams Screen For?
Pap Smears- Used to check for cervical cancer, and other infections of the vagina. Teens should not get pap smears unless recommended by a doctor, but once they turn 21 they should get them regularly.
Testicular Exams- Used to check for lumps and bumps that are signs of testicular cancer. Men between the ages of 15-35 should check their testicles regularly for signs of testicular cancer.
Prostate Exams- Checks for signs of cancer in the prostate. It is recommended that you get a prostate exam when you are between the age of 40-70