Annual exams should be done on a yearly basis for women of all ages. The exam may include the following depending on your age:
- Vital signs including height, weight, blood pressure, etc.
- Hemoglobin (checks for anemia)
- Breast exam
- Pelvic Exam
- Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Screening
- Pap Smear
- Birth Control Counseling
- Health Promotion Education
A pelvic exam will NOT need to be performed for those women under 21 years old desiring to start birth control.