During the Yearly Well Woman Visit (also called an annual visit or a yearly gynecological exam), Dr. Merchant and her staff will update your medical history, check your vitals, perform a breast and pelvic exam, talk to you about any health concerns you may have, and perform any necessary bloodwork.
The Yearly Well Woman exam will consist of the following components:
This exam can detect many pelvic diseases such as ovarian cysts, fibroids, endometriosis, sexually transmitted diseases, and cancer of the vulva, vagina,
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. When found early most women are cured. This is done by a combination of breast examination and testing, such as mammogram and breasts US. BRCA gene testing is also available especially for those women with family history of breast cancer.
The Yearly Well Woman Visit can help Dr. Merchant detect if there are any conditions affecting your health and talk to you about your general health goals. Some of the conditions that can be diagnosed at this visit include:
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