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Annual Wellness Exam

A Yearly Wellness Exam is Part of a Healthy Lifestyle

About Women Ob-Gyn can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle through every age and stage of your life. We customize the visit to your needs and medical history, but the visit typically includes a pelvic exam with pap test and a breast exam. If you are over age 40, we will also perform a screening for colon cancer. Depending on your age, we will evaluate the need for mammography and bone density studies. We can also answer any questions you may have, including options for contraception or hormone therapy if appropriate.

Notes About Pap Test Insurance Coverage

We encourage you to talk with your doctor about how often you should receive a pap test. Guidelines recommend that you receive a pap test every three years. However, certain factors may necessitate that you receive one more often – those factors including medical history, age, and a doctor’s recommendation.

Please check with your insurance provider to understand your coverage and benefits.

Resources

The Pelvic Exam (WebMD Women’s Health)

Gynecology Services

Even if you receive your routine gynecology care from your family doctor or other healthcare provider, we encourage you to contact About Women Ob-Gyn for specialized gynecology services, including:

General Gynecology Services

Specialized Gynecology Services