It is important for women, particularly, to have regular physical exams as part of maintaining their health. An annual wellness exam can last from 30 minutes to an hour, and will include a physical exam with a lipid panel screening for cholesterol, and a blood sugar test that can indicate pre-diabetes.
Ma’am Exams uses Hologic Digital Technology which is the most respected and reliable radiology equipment in the industry. We are dedicated to transforming breast cancer screening and diagnosis to ensure that we find even the most invasive cancers at the earliest possible stage.
A pelvic exam is not painful and only takes about 5 minutes. The PAP Test is done during this time so that the clinician can collect cells from the cervix to detect cervical cancer and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV).
Regular skin exams are especially important for people who are at higher risk of skin cancer, such as people with reduced immunity, people who have had skin cancer before, and people with a strong family history of skin cancer.
It’s easy to get confused by all of the birth control options that are available today. Based on a health assessment and your lifestyle preferences, a Ma’am Exams provider will recommend and prescribe either an IUD (or intrauterine device), birth control pills, a birth control patch, or other contraceptive method.
The thyroid gland produces a hormone that tells your cells how to metabolize energy. Hypothyroidism occurs when the body cannot access the hormone or if it doesn’t produce enough of it naturally. Hyperthyroidism occurs when the body produces excessive amounts of a certain hormone causing weight loss, heat intolerance, and a rapid heart rate.
The main symptom of a vaginal yeast infection is itching, but burning, discharge, and pain with urination or intercourse can also occur. Bladder or urinary tract infections (UTI) don't always result in signs or symptoms, but when they do they may include: a strong, persistent urge to urinate and/or a burning sensation when urinating.