Medical Check-Up

Medical Check-Up FAQ

What should I pay attention to when coming to Medical Check-Up?

  • Bring previous test and other examination results with you.
  • You must be hungry for 12 hours before coming to check up. (It is recommended not to drink even water)
  • For tests that require physical activity, choose comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • Menstruation period for women is not suitable for check-up.
  • You should not use any vitamin, iron or mineral supplements, please specify if you are. (These include herbal vitamin supplements) • Do not consume alcohol three days before.
  • Postpone your check-up appointment if you have a sore throat, have a fever, or use antibiotics.

Which diseases are detected?

Health screening performed once a year can be life-saving, especially for people with genetic predisposition. Thanks to check-up, many diseases that may occur in the future such as heart disease, cancer, COPD, kidney failure, diabetes and liver failure can be prevented.

How is Medical Check-up Performed?

For check-up, you first should make an appointment for desired check-up. Your check-up doctor will ask you questions about medications you take and your past history of diseases. Accordingly, scope of check-up is determined and the doctor informs the patient about drugs that should be used or stopped, if any, before the check-up visit. Patients should stop eating and drinking for a certain period of time (8 to 10 hours) before presenting for check-up; when the medical center is visited, blood and urine samples are collected along with electrocardiogram (ECG) and radiology studies, such as chest X-ray and abdominal ultrasound. Age- and gender-specific tests can also be ordered, such as mammography and PSA test. Endoscopic examinations can be planned for patients older than 50.

How long does Medical Check-up take?

Duration of check-up may vary according to content of panel. Your results are reported on the same day of examinations and/or following days depending on the items included in the panel.

Why is it important to have regular medical check-ups?

Regular health check-ups can identify any early signs of health issues. Finding problems early means that your chances for effective treatment are increased. Many factors, such as your age, health, family history and lifestyle choices, impact on how often you need check-ups.

How many times should I get medical Check-Up?

In general for both men and women, if you are in basically good health and under the age of 50, it is recommended you see your doctor every three years for a checkup. After age 50, see your doctor once a year.

What are the most important health checks?

For most adults, depending on age, doctors will recommend a screening schedule that includes regular physical exams, body mass index (BMI), skin checks, cholesterol and blood pressure screening, eye exams, immunizations and screening for sexually transmitted diseases.

What health checks should I have at 40?

As a general overview, here are the health checks that are important for people in their 40s:

  • Blood pressure check.
  • Skin check.
  • Mental health check.
  • Cardiovascular risk test.
  • Diabetes risk test.
  • Weight check.
  • Eye test.
  • Dental check up.

What does a general health check up include?

Blood pressure check. Vital signs, including temperature, oxygen saturations and heart rate. Urine test to screen for diabetes or kidney disease. Head and neck examination.

What tests should be done regularly?

10 important blood tests:

1. Complete blood count.

2. Basic metabolic panel.

3. Comprehensive metabolic panel.

4. Lipid panel.

5. Thyroid panel.

6. Cardiac biomarkers.

7. Sexually transmitted infection tests.

8. Coagulation panel.

9. DHEA-sulfate serum test.

10. C-reactive protein test.

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