This basic womens health screen includes a physical examination, followed by a PAP smear (cervical cancer screening). It also includes a chest x-ray and pelvic ultrasound.
Who should get tested?
– Women above 18 years old
– Sexually active women
– Individuals with family history of cancer ( no matter what age)
– Patients with previous cancers ( no matter what type of cancer)
– People who are overweight
– Heavy alcohol intake
– Diabetics or those with borderline diabetes
– People with poor nutrition
▸ Physical Examination
▸ Ultrasound Pelvis
Ultrasound pelvis is an imaging test used in the assessment of solid organs and fluid-filled structures. For females, it is used to visualise the uterus, cervix, ovaries, Fallopian tubes and bladder. For males, it is used to visualise the prostate, bladder and seminal vesicles.
A Pap smear is a screening procedure for cervical cancer. It tests for the presence of precancerous or cancerous cells on your cervix (opening of the uterus). During the procedure, cells from your cervix are gently scraped away and examined for abnormal growth. Current guidelines recommend that women get regular Pap smears every three years starting at age 21. Some women may be at increased risk for cancer or infection. You may need more frequent tests if you’re HIV-positive or you have a weakened immune system from chemotherapy or an organ transplant.
Consultations & Report
▸ Review of Evaluation Report
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