Getting an annual physical exam is a smart, simple way to take care of your health. The benefits of getting a complete physical examination every year include:
Most primary care physicians recommend patients come in for an adult comprehensive physical exam at least once per year. Even if you feel healthy, it’s a good idea to continue regular medical exams since they give you the chance to ask your doctor any questions you may have. They also help your doctor detect any underlying issues at their earliest possible stage - issues you may not have detected on your own.
During an adult health/wellness checkup, your doctor may order basic blood tests like a complete blood count (CBC) or a chemistry screen. He or she may discuss screenings for cholesterol, cancer or other conditions.
During any preventive care appointment, you can also expect:
Specific to female physical exams:
Specific to male physical exams:
Aurora Health Care operates primary care clinic locations throughout eastern Wisconsin – all of which specialize in adult preventive care services. Call today to schedule a physical exam at the Aurora Health Care center nearest you.
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