Scheduling your annual well woman exam is important for both family planning and preventive care. Contact Dr. Desiree Butter, MD, at Colonnades Family Medicine in Wexford, Pennsylvania, to stop in for a quick, routine exam. In addition to providing overall healthcare services, Dr. Butter can provide the same thorough well woman exam in one comprehensive visit, without having to schedule a separate OB/GYN appointment.
A well woman exam is an overall health exam of your reproductive health. Throughout the exam, Dr. Butter will discuss changes in your body or overall health and future life plan to determine the customized care plan best suited for you.
Regular check-ins also include the following as a baseline to check for common health conditions and risk factors:
A well woman exam is vital to preventing and treating various forms of breast and ovarian cancers, other forms of cancer, STDs, and conditions that impact family planning and childbirth.
Dr. Butter can also provide information about the latest preventive measures, such as vaccines and forms of birth control that are right for you.
Typically, women should start receiving regular well woman exams at the age of sexual maturity, or when they become sexually active. Dr. Butter recommends receiving a routine exam once a year to evaluate changes in feminine health and discuss preventative measures.
New vaccines and medical advancements are released regularly and can be added to your routine exam each year.
Call or book online today to schedule your annual well woman exam with Dr. Butter. Get all of your routine physicals and necessary health exams in one place with the compassionate, knowledgeable medical care team at Colonnades Family Medicine.