Health Screenings

Menstuff® presents information on Health Screenings, Immunizations, and Counseling.

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Screening tests
Ages*
Screening
How Often

18-75 years

Blood pressure

Periodically

18-75 years

Height and weight

Periodically

18-75 years

Dental

Periodically

18-75 years

Alcohol use

Periodically

35-65 years

Cholesterol

Every 5 years

50-75 years

Sigmoidoscopy

Every 5-10 years

50-75 years

Fecal occult blood

Yearly

65-75 years

Vision

Periodically

65-75 years

Hearing

Periodically

* Upper age limits should be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Immunizations
Ages
Immunization
How Often

18-75 years

Tetanus-diphtheria

Every 10 years

18-75 years

1 Varicella (chickenpox)

Once (2 doses) for men who have not had chickenpox

65-75 years

Pneumoccoccal

Once in a lifetime

65-75 years

Influenza (flu)

Yearly

Counseling
Your health care provider should take time to discuss the following topics with you:
Topic
How Often

Prostate cancer

Periodically

Smoking cessation

Periodically

Drug and alcohol use

Periodically

Sexually transmitted diseases and HIV

Periodically

Family planning

Periodically

Domestic violence

Periodically

Unintentional injuries

Periodically

Seat belt use

Periodically

Nutrition

Periodically

Physical activity

Periodically

Polypharmacy

Periodically

Fall prevention

Periodically

Source: American Medical Association

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