Women’s Wellness Examination
A well woman examination is offered to women to review elements of their reproductive health. It is recommended once a year for most women. Wellness visits are also called gynecological exams, pelvic exams, or annual exams. The exam includes a breast examination, a pelvic examination ,ultrasonography, and a pap smear but may also include other procedures.
Breast exam:The doctor will also check the lymph nodes in the underarm area and look for visual abnormalities of the breasts and nipples. Pelvic exam: The pelvic exam allows examination of the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus and ovaries.
Ultrasonography- to look for normal echotexture of uterus and ovaries, to rule out any cysts or fibroids or any other problems
A Pap test – a test to check for cancer of the cervix, the opening to a woman’s uterus.
An annual exam may include discussion of new problems or detailed review of chronic conditions. Annual exams may also be called routine check-ups, yearly exams, an annual pap, or preventive visit.
- Medical history. Your doctor will ask you questions about your lifestyle and habits, including smoking and drinking. …
- Vital signs.
- Abdominal exams.
- Laboratory work.
The physical portion of the exam takes about 10 minutes and there is a time before and after the exam to ask and answer any questions you and your health care provider might have.
- Screening for breast cancer.
- Blood pressure screening.
- Routine blood tests
- Pre-conceptional counselling
- Sexual Problems