A well-woman exam is an integral part of a woman’s preventive health care at any age. At Bluebonnet OB/GYN, Dr. Patricia K. Brougher and nurse practitioner Laurita Old Hudec offer well-woman exams for women in San Antonio, Texas to assess your overall health, discuss any concerns, and check for female health complications and abnormalities. If you’re due for your well-woman exam, book online today or call the friendly office staff.
A well-woman exam is preventive care to assess all aspects of the female reproductive health. Well-woman exams are recommended annually, but if you have gynecological concerns such as excessive menstruation, breast pain, urinary complaints, menopausal symptoms, pelvic pain, at any time during the year, you should visit Dr. Brougher or Laurie for an evaluation of those concerns.
Your well-woman exam involves various tests and a detailed discussion with Dr. Brougher or Laurie. This is your chance to ask any questions and update your provider regarding your medical history.
Your well-woman exam begins with a physical exam where your provider willr typically examine your:
You may also have a urine test and labwork may be ordered to check for anemia, thyroid function, glucose, liver panel, and cholesterol. These are optional tests that are recommended.
A Bluebonnet well-woman exam offers many benefits, including:
Your annual well-woman exam is a way to be proactive with your sexual wellness and reproductive health. Dr. Brougher and Laurie bring an experienced and relatable female perspective to women’s health care. Call or book your well-woman exam online today.