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Decision Points are designed to guide you through key health decisions, combining medical information with your personal information to make a wise health decision. Click on a link below to learn more about the medical test you are considering:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test?
Autopsy: Should I Have an Autopsy Done on My Loved One?
Breast Cancer Risk: Should I Have a BRCA Gene Test?
Breast Cancer Screening and Dense Breasts: What Are My Options?
Breast Cancer Screening: When Should I Start Having Mammograms?
Colon Cancer: Which Screening Test Should I Have?
Fertility Problems: Should I Be Tested?
Headaches: Should I Have Imaging Tests to Find Out What's Causing My Headaches?
Heart Disease Risk: Should I Have a Coronary Calcium Scan?
dplink.gif Heart Disease: Should I Have an Angiogram?
Hepatitis B and C: Should I Be Tested?
HIV Testing: Should I Get Tested for Human Immunodeficiency Virus?
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Should I Have Tests for IBS Symptoms?
Low Back Pain: Should I Have an MRI?
dplink.gif Meniscus Tear: Should I Have a Diagnostic Test (MRI or Arthroscopy)?
Osteoporosis: Should I Have a Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) Test?
Pap Test: Should I Have Colposcopy If My Pap Test Shows Minor Cell Changes?
Pregnancy: Should I Have Amniocentesis?
Pregnancy: Should I Have an Early Fetal Ultrasound?
Pregnancy: Should I Have CVS (Chorionic Villus Sampling)?
Pregnancy: Should I Have Screening Tests for Birth Defects?
dplink.gif Prostate Cancer Screening: Should I Have a PSA Test?
Sleep Apnea: Should I Have a Sleep Study?
STI Testing: Should I Get Tested for a Sexually Transmitted Infection?
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Last Updated: May 29, 2013
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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