Annual Gynecological Exam
Who should get an annual check up?
Everyone over the age 18 or when they become sexually active should get an annual examination.
What examinations are performed during and annual check up?
Each patient will get a full pelvic exam, pap smear, breast exam, sometimes a pelvic ultrasound is performed with this examination.
Does insurance pay for your annual exam?
Most insurance companies allow for a yearly well-women visit with a full examination and laboratory.
Do I need a mammogram during my annual examination?
All women should get a baseline mammogram at age 35 and then do an annual mammogram after age 40
Does my 14-year-old daughter need an annual examination?
Your 14-year daughter will need an annual examination however we do not do pelvic examinations until they are age 18 or have become sexually active.