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Annual Physical Exams
in Wisconsin

Getting a physical exam is quick and easy with Solv. Find and book same day and next day appointments at participating providers in Wisconsin. You could be in and out in under an hour and have your annual physical exam results available in under an hour.
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HouseCall Healthcare, Mobile Urgent Care

HouseCall Healthcare

5.0(0 reviews)
342 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202342 N Water St
OpenMon 8:00 am - 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
  • SunClosed
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Aurora Urgent Care, Van Buren, Milwaukee

Aurora Urgent Care

4.0(17 reviews)
946 N Van Buren St, Milwaukee, WI 53202946 N Van Buren St
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Progressive Community Health Centers , 12th Street Urgent Care

Progressive Community Health Centers

945 N 12th St, Milwaukee, WI 53233945 N 12th St
OpenMon 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Mon 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • WedClosed
  • Thu 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • FriClosed
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
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CVS, MinuteClinic

CVS

1650 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 532021650 N Farwell Ave
OpenMon 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Walgreens

Walgreens

1400 E Brady St, Milwaukee, WI 532021400 E Brady St
OpenMon 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
  • Mon10:00 am - 6:30 pm
  • Tue10:00 am - 6:30 pm
  • Wed10:00 am - 6:30 pm
  • Thu10:00 am - 6:30 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers, 16th Street

Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

1032 S Cesar E Chavez Dr, Milwaukee, WI 532041032 S Cesar E Chavez Dr
OpenMon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Tue 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Sat11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Prospect Medical Commons Express CareProspect Medical Commons Express Care

1.5(2 reviews)
2311 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 532112311 N Prospect Ave
OpenMon 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Mon12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Tue12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Wed12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Thu12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Fri12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • SunClosed
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Ascension Columbia Saint Mary's Hospital, Milwaukee

Ascension Columbia Saint Mary's Hospital

4.7(3 reviews)
2301 N Lake Dr, Milwaukee, WI 532112301 N Lake Dr
OpenMon 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Mon12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Tue12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Wed12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Thu12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Fri12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Sat12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Sun12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Concentra Urgent Care, Downtown Milwaukee

Concentra Urgent Care

215 N 35th St, Milwaukee, WI 53208215 N 35th St
OpenMon 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
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Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

5.0(1 reviews)
2906 S 20th St, Milwaukee, WI 532152906 S 20th St
OpenMon 8:00 am - 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
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
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Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Milwaukee, River Woods Parkway

Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Milwaukee

2.5(8 reviews)
375 W River Woods Pkwy, Glendale, WI 53212375 W River Woods Pkwy
OpenMon 8:00 am - 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
  • Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Ascension St. Joseph Regional Medical Center

Ascension St. Joseph Regional Medical Center

1.5(6 reviews)
5000 W Chambers St, Milwaukee, WI 532105000 W Chambers St
OpenMon 8:00 am - 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
  • Sat12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Sun12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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CVS, MinuteClinic

CVS

240 E Hampton Rd, Whitefish Bay, WI 53217240 E Hampton Rd
OpenMon 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Aurora Urgent Care

Aurora Urgent Care

3.69(4 reviews)
6609 W Greenfield Ave, West Allis, WI 532146609 W Greenfield Ave
OpenMon 8:00 am - 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 - 4:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Concentra Urgent Care, Layton Square

Concentra Urgent Care

875 W Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53221875 W Layton Ave
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Concentra Urgent Care, Airport Milwaukee

Concentra Urgent Care

5007 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 532075007 S Howell Ave
OpenMon 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
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Urgent Care Clinic Bayshore

Urgent Care Clinic Bayshore

5900 N Port Washington Rd, Glendale, WI 532175900 N Port Washington Rd
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West Allis Urgent Care Walk-in Clinic

West Allis Urgent Care Walk-in Clinic

5.0(1 reviews)
7516 W Oklahoma Ave, Milwaukee, WI 532197516 W Oklahoma Ave
OpenMon 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Mon10:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue10:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed10:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thu10:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Fri10:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat10:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Urgi Med Walk-In Medical Clinics

Urgi Med Walk-In Medical Clinics

3.88(4 reviews)
4325 S 60th St, Greenfield, WI 532204325 S 60th St
OpenMon 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Mon10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tue10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wed10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thu10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Fri10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • SunClosed
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Wisconsin Urgent Care

Wisconsin Urgent Care

4.61(38 reviews)
8500 W Capitol Dr, Milwaukee, WI 532228500 W Capitol Dr
OpenMon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Mon10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • SunUnknown
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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 Wisconsin?

    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.

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Wisconsin 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.

Sources

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  1. Physical examination (February 4, 2022)
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002274.htm
  2. Percussion (February 4, 2022)
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002281.htm
  3. Physical exam frequency (February 4, 2022)
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002125.htm
  4. Health Checkup (September 15, 2021)
    https://medlineplus.gov/healthcheckup.html
  5. Health screenings for men ages 18 to 39 (February 4, 2022)
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/007464.htm
  6. Health screenings for men ages 40 to 64 (February 4, 2022)
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/007465.htm
  7. Health screenings for men age 65 and older (February 4, 2022)
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/007466.htm
  8. Health screenings for women ages 18 to 39 (February 4, 2022)
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/007462.htm
  9. Health screenings for women ages 40 to 64 (February 4, 2022)
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/007467.htm
  10. Health screenings for women age 65 and older (February 4, 2022)
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/007463.htm
  11. The 411 on common lab tests (November 19, 2019)
    https://magazine.medlineplus.gov/article/the-411-on-common-lab-tests
  12. Vital signs (February 4, 2022)
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002341.htm

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