Story by: Brittany Burdoine-Lewis on September 4, 2018
A well-woman exam includes a pelvic exam, breast check and chat with your provider about your health. Depending on the date of your last exam, you also may be due for a Pap smear. If you are age 40 or older, it may be time for a mammogram as well.
Having a yearly exam and yearly screenings can help you stay healthy and find health issues, such as cancer, early — when they are easier to treat.
Related: Can you get a Pap smear or pelvic exam on your period?
Norton Healthcare Prevention & Wellness offers wellness exams, including Pap smears and mammograms, at locations around the community aboard the Norton Healthcare Mobile Prevention Center.
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If it’s been several years since your last well-woman exam, here are the things you can expect during your OB/GYN visit:
Remember, your OB/GYN is your partner in your reproductive health. Through annual exams, you are building a relationship for a lifetime of good health.
Select an appointment date and time from available spots listed below.