Internal Medicine

Well Adult Exams

Male

Should be performed yearly if any medical problems or on medications otherwise every 1–2 years

Tests and Exams

  • Blood pressure and BMI at each exam
  • Cholesterol every 5 years or yearly if borderline abnormal
  • PSA yearly from 50-75 years
  • Glucose yearly
  • Testicular and hernia check from 15-35 years
  • Prostate exams as directed by your provider depending on risk
  • Fecal occult blood yearly after age 50
  • Colonoscopy starting at 50, with follow-up colonoscopies directed by your physician/specialist
  • Eye exam every 2–4 years, yearly if diabetic
  • Other exams for cancer as appropriate
  • Routine vaccinations determined by your physician

Female

Should be performed yearly if any medical problems or on medications otherwise every 1–2 years

Tests and Exams

  • Blood pressure and BMI at each exam
  • Cholesterol every 5 years or yearly if borderline abnormal
  • Glucose yearly
  • Pap smear starting at age 21 every 1-5 years depending on your risk
  • Pelvic exam yearly
  • Breast exam annually after age 25
  •  Mammogram every 1–2 years starting at age 40, then annually after age 50
  • Fecal occult blood yearly after age 50
  • Colonoscopy starting at age 50, with follow-up colonoscopies directed by your physician/specialist
  • Eye exam every 2–4 years, yearly if diabetic
  • Routine vaccinations determined by your physician