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Getting Tested for Health Problems

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See Your Doctor and Get Tested.

  • You can get tested for health problems
  • Your doctor tests things like:
    • Your heart
    • Your breathing
    • Your blood pressure

Every year your doctor checks:

  • Your height
  • Your weight
  • Your blood pressure
  • Your skin
  • Your eyes and vision
  • Your ears and hearing
  • Your mouth
  • Your lungs
  • Your heart
  • Your stomach
  • Your genital or personal areas
  • Your fingers
  • Your legs and feet
  • Your nervous system
  • How you are feeling

You can get tested at your yearly check-up.

  • The doctor may do extra tests:
    • If your family has health problems
    • If you have been feeling sick
    • If you lose or gain weight
    • If you are older than 40

If you are a woman, you should be tested for:

  • Breast cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Osteoporosis (if you are over 50 years old)

If you are a man, you should be tested for:

  • Testicular cancer
  • Prostate cancer
Last updated on Fri, 03/26/2010 - 15:14