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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 - Screening, Adult Women

    Generally, your child or teen is evaluated yearly from age 11 through 18. At each visit, your doctor will also check his or her growth and development. These checks are not specifically related to disease detection but are intended to see whether your child or teen is growing and developing normally. Normal checks include:School and behavioral concerns, such as failing classes or dropping out of .

  3. Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early - Topic Overview

    What is early disease detection?Early disease detection is the use of:Screening tests to find diseases before symptoms appear.Diagnostic tests to find a disease early in its course. Why should I think about early disease detection?Often, the earlier a disease is diagnosed, the more likely it is that it can be cured or successfully managed. Managing a disease, especially early in its course, may ..

  4. 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 ..

  5. Breast Calcifications

    WebMD explains breast calcifications, including the various types, and whether and how they are diagnosed and treated.

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 .

  8. Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early - Screening, 13 Months to 12 Years

    Your child should have regularly scheduled checkups, often called well child visits. During these visits, your doctor will check your child's growth and development and examine your child for possible problems. Generally, a child is evaluated:At 15, 18, and 24 months of age.At 3 and 4 years of age. These checks are not specifically related to disease detection but are intended to see whether your

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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