- Any women who is or has ever been sexually active should have
a pelvic exam by her OB/GYN every year until age 70.
Test - Once a year until age of 70 for women who are or
have ever been sexually active.
Exam - Women ages 20 and older should have a yearly breast
exam by their OB/GYN. All women should perform monthly breast self
exam at the end of their periods.
- Women ages 40 and older should have a mammogram every year.
Cancer - Beginning age 50 women should have an annual fecal
occult blood test and a flexible sigmoldoscopy every 5 years.
Density Test - Every woman should take calcium supplements
and vitamin D to build an adequate bone mass. Bone mineral density
test is recommended for post menopausal patient aged 65 and older.
Check - All women age 20 and above should have a fasting
lipid profile every 5 years or more often depending on risk factors.