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A woman’s annual exam is a yearly visit to an OB/GYN or primary care doctor for a general check-up. Annual exams usually include recommended preventive screenings, depending on your age and health, as well as a chance to ask your Dignity Health doctor any questions about your overall health concerns. They provide a way to prevent health problems or find issues early when they are easiest to treat.
You’ll find the complete care you need for women’s health with the experienced, specialized team of OB/GYNs at Dignity Health. Find a Doctor near you to schedule an annual exam in the Sacramento region.
During your annual exam at Dignity Health, you will discuss any changes in your family medical history, sexual health and family planning or fertility, review your fitness goals and dietary needs, and review any risk factors that you might have for heart disease.
Your annual gynecological exam will be customized to your needs and based on your overall health and age. The visit may include:
Most health insurance plans cover annual exams as a preventive service. An annual exam takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes. To prepare for your appointment, write down your questions, concerns, or symptoms, and make a list of all medications you are currently taking and any new family medical history.
An annual exam is an excellent investment in your health and well-being, so it’s worth making a priority. Make an appointment with one of our trusted doctors today.