What Goes Into a Well Woman Exam?

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Sometimes it feels as though there isn’t enough emphasis put on preventive care when it comes to women’s health.

At the office of Emil W. Tajzoy, MD, we understand the importance of keeping up with your reproductive health as well as the unique medical requirements that come with being a woman, no matter what stage of life you’re in.

That’s why we offer comprehensive well woman exams for teenagers to women transitioning through menopause. These exams are holistic, addressing multiple aspects of your health as a woman, and they aren’t as complicated as they sound.

What should I expect at my well woman exam?

Like a regular checkup, a well woman exam will address your medical history, including any past surgeries, family medical history and previous health concerns. From there, Dr. Tajzoy customizes your visit to your needs. Here are some of the assessments that he may perform:

Dr. Tajzoy will tailor your exam to your needs according to your age and specific health concerns.

Younger women may want to discuss the HPV vaccine, and women of any age can ask questions about birth control options or their periods, including any pain or irregularities in flow.

For older women, an exam can include tests for bone density, cholesterol, and any issues brought on by menopause or perimenopause.

How can I prepare for my exam?

Bring a list of questions and concerns that you may have. Some things to consider include:

We at the office of Emil W. Tajzoy, MD, are here to address any questions and concerns that you may have with understanding, compassion and a comprehensive knowledge of women’s health. Book an appointment online or give us a call to schedule your visit.

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