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    Screening tests for women's health

    To maintain a good health all women must undergo some Screening tests to prevent the various diseases. By checking themselves with the doctor, the onset of many diseases can be cured well in the initial stages itself thus avoiding to enter the secondary or tertiary levels of the specific diseases.

    Below are some guidelines.


    Screening tests for Women in their 20s – 40s

    Breast Examination
    Once in a year
    Pelvic Examination
    Once in 2 years
    Blood tests
    Once in 5 years
    Breast self examination
    Every month before and after periods
    Physical examinations
    Once in 3 years
    Stool examination
    Once in 2 years
    Mammogram
    Once in a year or two if family history exists
    Pap Smear
    Once in 2 years after becoming sexually active
    Blood pressure
    Once in a year from the age of 29
    Cholesterol
    After 35, once in 3 years
    ECG
    Generally at the age of 30 and then whenever necessary
    Glucose Tolerance test
    If any symptoms like too much of hunger, thirst, urination, fatigue exists, should be taken even at the age of 20. If Obese, should check once in 2 years.
    Eye test
    If persistent headache or any difference in the sight, at any age
    Thyroid tests
    If obese or loose weight, severe hair fall, changes in the menstrual cycle
    PCOD
    If obese and severe ireregularity in menstrual cycle




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    Re: Screening tests for women's health

    Good Sharing Aunty

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    Re: Screening tests for women's health

    Screening tests for women in their 40s to 65s
    Mammogram
    Once in a year for women from 30s with a family history and every year for women after 50s
    Pap smear
    Every year even after Menopause or hysterectomy
    ECG
    Every year after 45
    Stool examination
    Once in 3 years, but every year if family history of colon cancer prevails
    Bone Mass Density
    After menopause, whenever necessary if fractures recur often
    Blood tests
    Once in 5 years till 45 and once in 2 years if there is no physical ailment
    Eye tests
    Once in 5 years upto 45 and every year after that, including Glaucoma tests
    Thyroid levels including T3,T4,TSH
    If obese or loose weight and have severe hair fall, feel depressed, loss of memory
    HbA1c
    Sugar levels to be monitored once in 3 months in case of diabetic or should check once in 2 years
    Cholesterol
    Once in a year after 45
    DEXA scan
    After menopause, whenever necessary
    Hearing test
    Once in 2 years after 50


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    Re: Screening tests for women's health

    Useful sharing Sis..

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    Re: Screening tests for women's health

    hi aunty...
    useful information.....
    thank u so much......

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    Re: Screening tests for women's health

    Thanks and welcome friends

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    Re: Screening tests for women's health

    Useful Sharing Ka...

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    Re: Screening tests for women's health

    thanks for the important info kaa.......

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    Re: Screening tests for women's health

    nice info,thanks for sharing.

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    Re: Screening tests for women's health

    Thanks Sakthi, Subha and Shrimathi

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