Complete Physical Exam

Annual Physical Examinations

For some people, the annual physical examination is a source of reassurance that they're as healthy as they feel. Others see it as an alarm system, to catch health problems before they become serious.

Some things you can expect during your physical exam are:

  • History
  • Vital Signs
  • General Appearance
  • Heart Exam
  • Lung Exam
  • Head and Neck Exam
  • Abdominal Exam
  • Neurological Exam
  • Dermatological Exam
  • Extremities Exam
  • Laboratory Tests

Male Physical Exam:

  • Testicular Exam
  • Hernia Exam
  • Penis Exam
  • Prostate Exam

Female Physical Exam:

Breast Exam
Pelvic Exam

WebMD. (2009, July 02). Retrieved from http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/annual-physical-examinations