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  1. Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early - Health Tools

    An interactive tool on "which health screenings do you need?"

  2. Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early - Frequently Asked Questions

    Learning about early disease detection:What is early disease detection?What screening is done from birth to 12 months of age?What screening is done from 13 months to 5 years of age?What screening is done from 6 to 10 years of age?What screening is done from 11 to 24 years of age?What screening is done from 25 to 49 years of age?What screening is done from 50 to 64 years of age?What screening is ..

  3. Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early - Screening, Adult Men

    Early disease detection during adulthood is intended to identify diseases that may develop as you age. Regular checkups and screening are important to maintain good health.How often you have the following tests depends on your age, health, and risk factors for specific diseases. Tests that may be done at your regular checkups include:Blood pressure screening.Breast cancer screening for ...

  4. Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early - Screening, Birth to 12 Months

    Your baby should have regularly scheduled checkups, often called well baby visits, starting shortly after birth. During these visits, your doctor examines your baby for possible problems and asks you questions about your baby's growth and development. Generally, a baby is evaluated: Right after birth. At 1 or 2 weeks of age.At 1 or 2 months of age.At 4, 6, 9, and 12 months of age.All states ...

  5. Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early - Screening, 13 to 18 Years

    Generally, your child is evaluated at ages 5 or 6, 8, and 10. At each visit, your doctor will also check your child's growth and development. These checks are not specifically related to disease detection but are intended to see whether your child is growing and developing normally. Normal checks include:School concerns, such as grades, favorite subjects, and the teacher's idea of how your child .

  6. Endometrial Biopsy

    In an endometrial biopsy, a doctor takes a small sample of the lining of the uterus (endometrium). The sample is looked at under a microscope for abnormal cells.

  7. 10 Questions to Ask Doctor About Endometriosis

    Just diagnosed with endometriosis? Ask your doctor these questions.

  8. WebMD's 10 Important Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Pelvic Pain

    The experts at WebMD provide you with ten important questions to ask your doctor about pelvic pain.

  9. Repair of Vaginal Wall Prolapse (Vaginal Vault Prolapse)

    Vaginal vault prolapse occurs when the upper portion of the vagina loses its normal shape and sags or bulges down into the vaginal canal or outside of the vagina. It may occur alone or along with prolapse of the bladder (cystocele), urethra (urethrocele),

  10. Closure of the Vagina (Vaginal Obliteration)

    Closure of the vagina is surgery done for an older woman whose uterus has moved from its natural position to press uncomfortably into the vagina (uterine prolapse).

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