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Setting a Schedule for Women's Health

SETTINGA SCHEDULE FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH Physical Breast Exam СНЕCK breasts for lumps, tenderness, and inflammation START at age 20 REPEAT monthly at home; annually with doctor Pap Smear SCREEN for cervical cancer START at age 21, or within 3 years of becoming sexually active REPEAT every 1-3 years, depending on individual results SCREEN Thyroid Test for hypo/ hyperthyroidism START at age 35, or sooner if you have symptoms REPEAT every 3-5 years СНECK Mammogram CHECK for breast tumors START at age 40, or sooner with family history of cancer REPEAT annually Vitamin D Test CHECK for low vitamin D levels START at age 40, or sooner with osteoporosis risk factors REPEAT at age 45, and then annually SCREEN Colonoscopy for colorectal cancer START at age 50, or sooner with family history of cancer REPEAT every 5-10 years, depending on results and risk factors Bone Density Test SCREEN for osteoporosis START at age 65, or sooner if you've had a hysterectomy REPEAT every 5 years Infographic TCH Provided by TWIN CITIES HOSPIT A L www.TCHospital.com www.TCHospitalblog.com Sources: http://www.caring.com/articles/15-medical-tests-every-woman- should-have http://www.womenshealth.gov/screening-tests-and-vaccines/ screening-tests-for-women/ http://www.realsimple.com/health/preventative-health/10- medical-tests-every-woman-10000001158804/page2.html 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1

Setting a Schedule for Women's Health

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Mammograms test for breast tumors. Average women should add this test into their yearly checkup routine starting around age 40. Check out this infographic from a hospital in Niceville to learn more ab...

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