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2140 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 303092140 Peachtree Rd NW
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.67(743 reviews)
Atlanta Urgent Care, Peachtree Buckhead - 2140 Peachtree Rd NW
The only thing I would have wanted either in terms of paperwork or in the app is a Summary of Visit.

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2738 Clairmont Rd, Atlanta, GA 303292738 Clairmont Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.76(991 reviews)
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Atlanta Urgent Care, Druid Hills - 2738 Clairmont Rd
Our visit with the physician and nursing staff was great. We had an 11:20 appt and waited for about an hour to be seen. Exam was thorough and doctor was friendly and attentive. We were told 2 prescriptions were being prescribed: an antibiotic and a steroid. Upon picking up the prescriptions, only 1 was available. Pharmacy indicated only 1 prescription was provided to them. I then called Atlanta Urgent Care to inquire about the 2nd order and to request phone submission of the missing medication. I waited on hold for 20 minutes to speak with someone, communicated what happened to the receptionist and was then put on hold for an additional 20 minutes while she was looking into the issue. After 45 minutes, I gave up and ended the call.

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8095 Roswell Rd, Atlanta, GA 303508095 Roswell Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.63(539 reviews)
Atlanta Plus Urgent Care, Sandy Springs - 8095 Roswell Rd
Scheduling was so easy! I woke up and called them to be sure. The receptionist answered all of my questions and made making an appointment amazingly easy! Check in was super quick. I filled out the forms online which was an amazing option. The staff and care was absolutely 100/10. This was a new option for me because I was getting a second opinion and they made me feel unbelievably comfortable!

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1039 Grant St SE, Atlanta, GA 303151039 Grant St SE
Open until 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 8:15 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu 8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:15 am - 12:15 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.44(27 reviews)
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MEDICI , Urgent Care - 1039 Grant St SE
Had an appointment for physical and was happy that the staff and doctor were very engaged and was a willing to meet all my needs.

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6131 S Norcross Tucker Rd, Norcross, GA 300936131 S Norcross Tucker Rd
Open until 4:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • SunClosed
3.5(10 reviews)
Comprehensive Primary & Urgent Care, CPAUC of Atlanta - 6131 S Norcross Tucker Rd
The staff were friendly and competent in their care.

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5370 Campbellton Fairburn Rd, Fairburn, GA 302135370 Campbellton Fairburn Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Jun 16Closed
  • Jun 19Closed
4.88(1.5k reviews)
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Undeniable Healthcare, Fairburn - 5370 Campbellton Fairburn Rd
The care is excellent each time I've gone there. Staff are friendly and caring.

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777 W Peachtree St, Norcross, GA 30071777 W Peachtree St
Open until 4:30 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • SunClosed
5.0(2 reviews)
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Excelsior Healthcare, Norcross - 777 W Peachtree St

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1750 Powder Springs Rd SW, Marietta, GA 300641750 Powder Springs Rd SW
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
5.0(9 reviews)
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Clinic Klinic, Marietta - 1750 Powder Springs Rd SW
I was so pleased with my visit and building a rapport with the staff. I would like her to be my PCP even! They were patient thorough and I’m so pleased and at ease of the relief I finally got. The resources and laughter shared,I’m thankful that I encountered this clinic. The steroid prescribed I feel like a breakthrough and that it will pass. I will do my due diligence of dr’s orders. They treated me so good!

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5246 Peachtree Pkwy, Norcross, GA 300925246 Peachtree Pkwy
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.75(610 reviews)
This clinic is rated highly in patient reviews and ratings

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Atlanta Urgent Care, Peachtree Corners - 5246 Peachtree Pkwy
My kid was sick Friday evening so I took her there . The waiting time was minimum. I can’t even describe how friendly the stuff and doctor were ! 10 of 10  It’s not often that I see people who are so great with scared kids !

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4158 Stone Mountain Hwy, Lilburn, GA 300474158 Stone Mountain Hwy
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.86(1.1k reviews)
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Atlanta Plus Urgent Care, Lilburn - 4158 Stone Mountain Hwy
I was feeling sick Sunday night & I was able to schedule an 8:30am appt for Monday morning. I came in 20 mins early. Thankfully I pre-registered online so I had minimum things to complete when I came in. The ladies at the front desk were so nice & welcoming. The doctor & nurse that assisted/ diagnosed me were so kind and caring. They answered all my questions with a smile. I was able to get in & out within 30 mins. Overall my visit went really well. I would definitely visit this clinic again.

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4855 River Green Pkwy, Duluth, GA 300964855 River Green Pkwy
Open until 4:30 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • SunClosed
5.0(1 reviews)
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Excelsior Healthcare, Duluth - 4855 River Green Pkwy

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2282 Meadow Church Rd, Duluth, GA 300972282 Meadow Church Rd
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • SunClosed
4.78(192 reviews)
This clinic is rated highly in patient reviews and ratings

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Macley Family Practice and Walk-In - 2282 Meadow Church Rd
This is my favorite place for care, Doctor and the staff members took great care of me, and I'm sure that I will visit them again, blessing to Macley Family practice, thank you so much for all the care provided.

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11375 Southbridge Pkwy, Alpharetta, GA 3002211375 Southbridge Pkwy
Open until 4:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
Excelsior Healthcare, Alpharetta - 11375 Southbridge Pkwy

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4835 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Lawrenceville, GA 300444835 Sugarloaf Pkwy
Open until 6:30 pm
  • Mon 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Tue 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Wed 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Thu 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Fri 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Sat 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • SunClosed
4.07(59 reviews)
Sugarloaf Urgent & Primary Care - 4835 Sugarloaf Pkwy
The staff was very courteous and the service was quick.

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2121 Salem Rd SE, Conyers, GA 300132121 Salem Rd SE
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.64(1.2k reviews)
Atlanta Plus Urgent Care, Conyers - 2121 Salem Rd SE
Excellent urgent care services today. Quick service and nice front office staff. The Nurse Practitioner, Saviona Grant was very professional, caring, and able to answer all our questions. Thank you

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13800 GA-9, Alpharetta, GA 3000413800 GA-9
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
4.0(5 reviews)
AllCare Primary & Immediate Care, Alpharetta - 13800 GA-9

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1280 Hwy 74 S, Peachtree City, GA 302691280 Hwy 74 S
Open until 5:45 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:45 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 5:45 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:45 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 5:45 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.86(2.1k reviews)
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Undeniable Healthcare, Peachtree City - 1280 Hwy 74 S
We have used Undeniable healthcare as a primary provider for my son who is now 12. He has sports physicals here, sick visit treatment etc. Every single visit has been an absolute pleasure. The staff, the ease to book, to pay online etc. are an added benefit. After today’s annual sport’s physical my son said, “She is a great provider! My appointment was very detailed and she is such a nice lady! “ We won’t go anyplace else! We appreciate the care we receive here. I highly recommend

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6238 Turner Lake Rd NW, Covington, GA 300146238 Turner Lake Rd NW
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.64(711 reviews)
Atlanta Plus Urgent Care, Covington - 6238 Turner Lake Rd NW
Everyone was awesome. Thank you all. Everyone was awesome. Thank you all. Everyone was awesome. Thank you all. Everyone was awesome. Thank you all. Everyone was awesome. Thank you all. Everyone was awesome. Thank you all.

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764 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30316764 Memorial Dr SE
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
4.6(904 reviews)
This clinic is rated highly in reviews for their friendly staff

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AllCare Primary & Immediate Care, Reynoldstown - 764 Memorial Dr SE

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805 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308805 Peachtree St NE
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
4.6(921 reviews)
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AllCare Primary & Immediate Care, Atlanta - Midtown - 805 Peachtree St NE

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Recent Physical Exam Reviews (20)

The young lady at the front desk was amazing! In don’t remember her name but she was had very long eyelashes (extensions). She was a younger African American woman. The waits were terribly long due to all the sickness and Covid issues. I was there for my child’s sports physical so I was able to wait inside while all the sick people were waiting in their cars. Long story short, because I waited in the office I witnessed how she handled all the people. She was professional and friendly at all times. A woman who was frustrated came in and was not speaking very nice to the employees. The young lady at the front desk never lost her cool. She answered the questions the best she could and she remained pleasant. I was so impressed. Most people would have snapped back at the rude lady! Y’all are slammed with people! People are stressed and tired of waiting(2 hours for some) and they don’t feel well….but I was so impressed with how the young lady and the other ladies handled this very stressful time. Good for you! Please let your employees know that their kindness doesn’t go unnoticed.

- Verified patient on 1/3

Upon walking in the door for the rapid Covid test, I encountered a staff member sitting at a table. I was not greeted or acknowledged for a short period of time. Although she wasn’t on the phone or talking to anyone, she chose to ignore me until she finished what she was doing. It literally takes 2 seconds to make eye contact, say hello, I’ll be right with you. As if I wasn’t feeling bad enough physically and certainly didn’t come to make her obvious bad day worse, it just adds another layer to the question, what type of care will I receive here? Fortunately, the staff member who preformed the test was quite polite and very professional as was the staff member who relayed the test results.

- Verified patient on 2/26

The front desk associates greeted us when we walked in. They were friendly and waiting to assist us. Dr. Mitchell Harvey, was OUTSTANDING. She did a thorough physical on my twins and then pointed out issues that she discovered while checking them. Dr. Mitchell Harvey was very patient and I really felt welcome at this location. She listened to the twins and answered all of their many questions that they asked. We will never go to another urgent care but this one. Customer service, caring and overall professionalism is 100% here!! J Johnson

- Verified patient on 10/25

I had some initial confusion using the Kiosks ! The staff proactively sat with me to assist the information getting! I was 9th in line for the visit and talked with another perfectly distanced from my seat! Impressed by the clean and modern facility! The paramedic and doctor assistant were efficient and empathetic as they determined with me a resolution to my physical concern! (Shingles). As I left I was struck by how clean and modern was the appearance of this facility! Definitely going to return!!!!!

- Verified patient on 7/11

Our experience was amazing from the start! We came in for a physical for my son & it was a last minute requirement, so I was stressed to the max, but the precious woman at the desk was an absolute joy! Then, during the physics itself, the doctor was so reassuring, as my son gets very nervous, and she got us through it wonderfully! The staff is always amazing & I’m so grateful we have this facility!

- Verified patient on 2/12

I have had to use Summit for multiple reasons, from sports physicals to COVID testing, every single time I have been extremely pleased with the level of care!! The entire staff is friendly and welcoming. The nurses and physicians are very thorough and professional. They also have amazing bedside manner. I will continue to visit Summit for any needs that myself or my family may have!!

- Verified patient on 1/21

5 stars using the virtual forum. It was super quick and easy as I completed the entire process including the call from my phone. It saved so much time by not commuting to the physical location. The NP was very nice! She listened to my needs and her friendly smile was refreshing. I highly recommend and will use again. Thank you!

- Verified patient on 11/30

I have yet to take the test, but the interactions leading up to the physical, curb-side service have been terrific. Each staff member I’ve spoken with has been so helpful and accommodating. I don’t expect anything different for the testing tomorrow. In fact, this location was highly recommended by a “big box pharmacy competitor” and I can definitely see why!

- Verified patient on 2/4

Had to get son a sports physical drs office was weeks out , the staff was amazing!!! I forgot my paperwork I was just a mess today. Today they exceeded my expectations in the middle of a packed office with covid. Dr was helpful and got us out ASAP .

- Verified patient on 8/30

My experience was awesome! The doctor was very patient & proficient. My visit was not very long. My wait time & visit was about the same as if I were actually at the physical location. Thank you Summit Urgent Care for providing this virtual service.

- Verified patient on 4/6

Thank you Expercare for taking care of me today. Nobody looked going to the Dr but I always feel better after leaving the clinic, either physically due to treatment or mentally because of the reassurance that I'm going to be ok I get from everyone.

- Verified patient on 3/19

We were there for a sports physical. I scheduled the appointment and completed all of the paperwork on line. We were checked in and out of the office within 20 minutes. Staff were very nice and we loved the nurse and nurse practitioner.

- Verified patient on 6/23

I feel that something was missing. By default the lack of physical pressence is essential for some conditions. The tele conference was not the best option for me this time. I do believe that there is potential but lab option is required.

- Verified patient on 5/24

The Physical Assistant I saw tonight was the one best medical personal I have ever seen. She had amazing customer service skills, was comforting, relatable, and very informative. I would definitely recommend her and the practice. What an awesome experience.

- Verified patient on 10/9

I was happy to be able to get an appointment so quickly. I was sorry that there is no physical location close enough to me to go for testing as recommended by practitioner. Extend into the Athens GA area please

- Verified patient on 9/24

We went in for a sports physical. We were in and out in 45 minutes. The facility was spotless and everyone from the front desk to the nurse to the physician were extremely professional and friendly!!

- Verified patient on 8/4

My provider was awesome!!!! She was also quick and friendly. I love this app and Telemed because i dont have to physically go in to the office. I will be doing this again !Thanks Applecare

- Verified patient on 6/28

Dr. Aristride was phenomenal! We took our 10 yr old for a sports physical. Dr. Aristride demonstrated the upmost professionalism, caring and courtesy bedside manner, and patience all while staying past closing hours.

- Verified patient on 8/11

We were there for a sports physical. Checked in online. Still had to wait a few minutes but still faster than the regular doctors office. NP was friendly. Would definitely recommend.

- Verified patient on 4/21

My daughter came in for a sports physical. The staff was friendly, professional, and the service was reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend them!

- Verified patient on 9/5

Georgia Physical Exams

As part of a doctor's routine checkup, a physical examination is usually performed. Learn more about what happens during a physical exam to better prepare for your next medical appointment.

Physical examination

A physical examination is when a healthcare professional examines and studies your body to see if you have a physical health problem. The four components of a physical examination, according to the National Library of Medicine, are inspection, palpation, auscultation, and percussion (NLM).

During the examination, your doctor looks over your body for any issues, such as skin flaws. Palpation is the technique of feeling your body with your fingers or hands, such as when a doctor feels for a tumor or mass, according to the National Library of Medicine.

Auscultation is a method of listening to sounds, such as your heartbeat, by your doctor. Making noises, such as tapping on various body parts, is referred to as percussion. This is usually done to determine the size and consistency of your organs, as well as the presence or absence of fluids in specific places, according to the National Library of Medicine.

The purpose of an annual physical exam

According to the National Library of Medicine, an annual physical exam can help you discover and avoid health problems you may not be aware of.

An annual physical exam is used to screen for diseases like cancer and to see whether you're at risk for certain health problems like diabetes. A yearly physical checkup, according to the National Library of Medicine, helps you to stay current on vaccines and other preventative health treatments, as well as make smart lifestyle choices that benefit your general health. Another benefit of having a yearly physical examination is that you can communicate with your doctor at any time if you develop an illness or chronic disease.

How to prepare for a physical examination

According to the National Library of Medicine, being prepared for your appointment will help you make the most of your time with your doctor and avoid unnecessary follow-ups.

First, review your family's medical history and be prepared to discuss any inherited health concerns, such as high blood pressure, cancer, or diabetes. Your doctor may use this information to assess if you're at risk for these same health problems, according to the National Library of Medicine.

Check with the National Library of Medicine to discover if any general exams or immunizations are required. If you're not sure, call your doctor ahead of time to make sure you're dressed appropriately or to make special arrangements if you need to undergo specialized tests.

Finally, the National Library of Medicine recommends making a list of issues and questions to bring up at your meeting. If you've been suffering any new or different symptoms, for example, write them down so your doctor can evaluate you for any linked health issues.

How a physical examination is performed

The manner in which your physical exam is conducted is primarily governed by your gender and age, according to the National Library of Medicine, due to differences in anatomy and health problems that impact different age groups.

Male examination

Males between the ages of 18 and 39 have their height, weight, and body mass index (BMI) measured at every consultation, according to the National Library of Medicine. Males in this age group may be asked about mental health issues including depression, as well as their food, exercise, and substance use habits. It is possible to assess your blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, and heart disease.

Males aged 40 to 64 receive the same services as men aged 18 to 39, including colorectal cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and osteoporosis screenings, according to the National Library of Medicine. Men in their sixties and seventies may also be questioned about their medications and whether or not they have fallen recently.

Female examination

Females between the ages of 18 and 39 will have their height, weight, and BMI checked at each visit. Females should have their blood pressure checked every one to two years, according to the National Library of Medicine, and cervical cancer screenings should begin at the age of 21. Females in this age group may get diabetes and cholesterol screenings as part of their routine medical examination.

Women between the ages of 40 and 64 receive all of the same services as younger women, including lung cancer, colorectal cancer, and osteoporosis screenings, according to the National Library of Medicine. Routine mammograms may be performed on women over the age of 65, and they may be asked about any medications they are taking.

Lab tests

Your doctor may order lab tests to confirm or rule out one or more disorders based on the results of your physical exam. Lab tests may be utilized as part of evaluations for illnesses such as colorectal cancer and cervical cancer, according to the National Library of Medicine.

Call your doctor ahead of time to find out if you'll be getting blood tests and what they'll entail so you can make the necessary arrangements.

Following up after a physical examination

Following your physical examination, you may be called if one of your screens or lab tests comes back positive or inconclusive. Your doctor will contact you in such circumstances to discuss treatment choices or to recommend additional tests and screening. Your doctor can tell you more about what to expect in terms of follow-up after your physical exam.

Physical Exam FAQs

  • What is a physical exam?

    A physical exam is a procedure in which your doctor examines your body to see whether you have any health problems.

  • What happens at a physical for a woman?

    A doctor will review a woman's medical history and perform the recommended screenings for her age group during a physical exam. According to the National Library of Medicine, she may also have her blood pressure and cholesterol levels examined, as well as have a conversation with her doctor about any new or existing health concerns.

  • Why are physical exams important?

    Physical exams are crucial, according to the National Library of Medicine, since they can uncover health concerns that you may be unaware of and help you minimize your chance of developing future health problems such as osteoporosis or diabetes.

  • How long do exams take?

    According to the National Library of Medicine, the length of time it takes for your doctor to do a physical exam is largely determined by the type and quantity of procedures and screenings that will be performed during your consultation. So that you can make the necessary arrangements, ask your doctor how long the exam will take.

  • What are common lab tests that can be ordered during a physical exam?

    During a physical exam, your doctor may prescribe a Pap test, a blood glucose test for diabetes, a cholesterol test, a complete blood count, and a thyroid-stimulating hormone test, according to the National Library of Medicine. During your next appointment, your doctor can provide you more information about the lab tests that may be recommended for you.

  • What vital signs are taken during a physical?

    According to the National Library of Medicine, vital signs are normally measured during an annual doctor visit because they alter with age, weight, activity level, and overall health. Blood pressure, temperature, pulse, and breathing rate are examples of vital indicators.

  • What questions should you ask your doctor during a physical?

    You can learn more about your health and the activities you can take to address or avoid specific health problems by asking questions during your physical checkup. According to the National Library of Medicine, you should bring a list of questions and concerns about your health to your appointment, such as new symptoms you're experiencing and screens and tests you should undergo based on your age, gender, and family history.

  • Where can I find and book a physical exam in Georgia?

    Solv is the simplest and most convenient way to schedule a physical test. You may rest easy knowing your physical exam is being handled by a knowledgeable doctor thanks to Solv's database of just the highest-rated providers in your area. Visit Solv now to locate an urgent care clinic or a doctor who can offer physical exams near you.

Sources

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