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Do you go often for your yearly checkup? If you don't you should it could save your life...

Like pap smears mammogram your body in general. GL

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:12 PM on Jun. 4, 2010 in Health

Answers (10)
  • i go for a pap. But i have yet to get a momogram. I hear it hurts, but i assume this is just from old devices used. Maybe its more like an ultrsound now? i just dont know. My older sister wont go (STUBBORN) but i may go this summer.
    smilelovesmile

    Answer by smilelovesmile at 10:18 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • No it hurts. I haven't gone recently. Can't afford to.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:23 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • My insurance won't pay for it to be done each year.
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 10:28 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • i had an abnormal pap and my doc told me not to worry about it.
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 10:32 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • I go every year no matter what. FYI: If you live in IL, it's FREE for a yearly check up, pap and mammogram. Thank former Gov. Blago for that one. He maybe a jackass, but he at least did ONE thing right!
    TheDiva320

    Answer by TheDiva320 at 10:32 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • Nope, unless I am having an issue I see no reason to go. Even if they found anything, I wouldn't do anything about it, so what is the point of going? It's a waist of money!
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 10:40 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • I go for a physical every year.  I don't have pap smear because I don't have a cervix and I had a mammogram last year so I'm not due until next year.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 10:44 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • I go every 6mos. Have a family history of trouble and I show signs of developing similar issues so we keep up on it.
    CelticMom82

    Answer by CelticMom82 at 10:45 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • Last time I went the doctor said they changed the recommendation anyway to once every three years for a pap and every 5 years after 40 for a mam.
    BlooBird

    Answer by BlooBird at 11:08 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • Actually recommendations just changed so going every year isn't necessary in all cases. Plus there is controversy over whether a mammogram is safe. Some doctors are encouraging a different type of test but I can't remember the name of it.
    purpleducky

    Answer by purpleducky at 8:31 AM on Jun. 5, 2010

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