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Male health exams
Posted on: 10/05/2006
I was wanting to know what exams a doctor performs on men at age 15 and later on in life?
At age 15 a regular examination would involve taking a history of current complaints, past medical/surgical conditions and family history. This might uncover medical issues which need to be evaluated. If immunizations are not current, they would be updated. The examination would include Blood pressure, height, weight, ENT (ear, nose and throat), neck chest, heart abdomen, genitalia (including checking testicles and hernia check), and evaluation of the extremities. Depending on personal and family history, laboratory tests might be indicated. Testing for sexually transmitted diseases might be recommended.