Getting Tested for Health Problems

See Your Doctor and Get Tested.
  • DoctorYou can get tested for health problems. 
  • Your doctor tests things like: 
  • Your heart 
  • Your breathing 
  • Your blood pressure
Every year your doctor checks:
  • Your height 
  • Your weight 
  • Your blood pressure 
  • Your skin 
  • Your eyes and vision 
  • Your ears and hearing 
  • Your mouth 
  • Your lungs 
  • Your heart 
  • Your stomach
  • Your genital or personal areas
  • Your fingers 
  • Your legs and feet 
  • Your nervous system 
  • How you are feeling
You can get tested at your yearly check-up.
  • The doctor may do extra tests: 
  • If your family has health problems 
  • If you have been feeling sick 
  • If you lose or gain weight 
  • If you are older than 40
If you are a woman, you should be tested for:
  • Breast cancer 
  • Cervical cancer 
  • Osteoporosis (if you are over 50 years old)
If you are a man, you should be tested for:
  • Testicular cancer 
  • Prostate cancer