A well-woman exam is an annual preventive screening of breast and gynecological diseases. During the visit, your doctor will discuss your health and lifestyle behaviors and will perform a physical exam.
Well-woman exams are an important part of preventive care. These exams are the first step in wellness and the early detection of disease, which may help increase your length of life and your quality of living. An annual well-woman exam is one of the most important steps that women of all ages can take to protect their health.
Starting at age 21, well-woman exams should be performed every year. It is recommended that the first visit occur in the mid- to late-teens. During the well-woman exam, the provider will discuss the following:
- • Exercise
- • Nutrition
- • Smoking
- • Alcohol consumption
- • Sexual practices
- • Menstrual cycles
Call 757-547-2322 to schedule you annual appointment.