- Influenza – annually
- Herpes zoster – single dose at age 60 years or older
- Diptheria and reduced tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine booster (every 10 years) Tdap
- Others may be required for those without evidence of immunit
Our physicians care for women of all ages from adolescent, reproductive age, menopause and peri-menopausal. We are always learning about new procedures and the most advanced technologies to provide the most up-to-date patient-centered care experience.
An annual gynecologic exam provides valuable screening tests. It gives you the opportunity to be proactive with your health and have open discussions with your doctor regarding any health concerns relevant to your age and general health. The typical yearly exam involves a thorough medical history along with your detailed physical examination and a recommendation for any screening tests and immunizations.
Preventative care within your annual exam may include a PAP test (to determine any changes that may lead to cervical cancer), pelvic exam and breast exam. Many times a stool test may be requested for woman over 40 along with a mammogram, bone density studies and hormone testing.
Vaccinations are necessary throughout your life to prevent unnecessary illnesses. Vaccinations vary by age and can include some of the following: