Women from in and around Evergreen, Illinois have access to attentive and effective women’s health services including annual wellness exams at Southwest Urgent Care.
Annual exams are the best way to monitor and maintain your overall health and wellbeing. These visits allow you to build a trusted relationship with the provider With each visit, they get to know you and your health, enabling them to be aware of any changes. This combined with the convenient opportunity to have any recommended screenings such as pap smears, mammograms, or other tests, are the cornerstone of effective preventative healthcare. Your relationship and regular screenings allow any conditions to be caught and diagnosed in early stages, when treatment is easier and more effective.
As with any doctor’s visit, well woman exams usually begin with a conversation that covers the patient’s family history and current health. The doctor may also ask about any medical issues in the past year. While OB/GYNs are focused on the reproductive system during these exams, any recent medical issues may be relevant and should be mentioned during this time. The visit also includes a physical exam including a breast exam and a pap smear. Some of the specific tests and exams include:
Before your annual women’s health appointment, prepare to talk about your family and medical history, particularly, any changes that you have experienced since your last visit. Being aware what types of illness or disease runs in the family and what issues could be present helps the provider to diagnose conditions and determine if further testing is necessary. Some of the topics you and the doctor will discuss may include:
Southwest Urgent Care accepts most PPO plans. For any insurance/billing related questions, please contact our office.
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