Frisco Obstetrics and Gynecology, PA
Board Certified OBGYNs & Advanced Nurse Practitioners located in Frisco, TX
Your annual well-woman exam is a comprehensive evaluation of your total health and an important part of your long-term wellness. At Frisco Obstetrics and Gynecology, PA, in Frisco, Texas, the all-female team of board-certified OBGYNs provides patient-focused well-woman exams. To schedule your exam, call the office or book an appointment online today.
Well Woman Exam Q & A
What is a well-woman exam?
Your well-woman exam is a comprehensive evaluation of your overall health and wellness, focusing on your reproductive organs.
During your well-woman exam, your provider at Frisco Obstetrics and Gynecology, PA assesses your current health, screens for diseases, and evaluates your risk of developing health issues in the future.
They also spend time talking to you about your lifestyle and habits and how it affects your long-term health. The team provides recommendations to help you create healthy habits that may prevent disease.
How often do I need a well-woman exam?
The team at Frisco Obstetrics and Gynecology, PA determines how often you need a well-woman exam. However, most women benefit from a comprehensive gynecological exam every year.
Your annual well-woman exam may help find health issues early when they’re more responsive to treatment.
What happens during a well-woman exam?
Your well-woman exam at Frisco Obstetrics and Gynecology, PA is a comprehensive gynecological exam.
During your visit, your provider reviews your health concerns and personal medical and gynecological history, as well as your family history. They also ask about your menstrual cycle, including the date of your last period.
The team of women’s health experts asks questions about your lifestyle, including usual diet, exercise routine, sleep habits, and stressors. Then, your provider performs a physical, breast, and pelvic exam.
After your evaluation, your provider reviews their findings and provides specific recommendations to promote health and wellness, such as updating your vaccinations. They may also talk to you about family planning and contraception.
Do I need any tests during my well-woman exam?
The team at Frisco Obstetrics and Gynecology, PA may run various tests to screen for common health issues that affect women.
They may also request diagnostic tests to further evaluate your gynecological symptoms or health issues discovered during your exam, such as uterine fibroids or endometriosis.
Some of the tests run may include:
- Pap smear
- Human papillomavirus (HPV) test
- Blood glucose test
- Lipid profile
- Bone density test
- Testing for sexually transmitted diseases
The team may perform some of these tests during your well-woman exam.
To schedule your well-woman exam at Frisco Obstetrics and Gynecology, PA, call the office or book an appointment online today.
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