Exams & Screenings
All adults should visit their healthcare provider regularly, even if they are feeling healthy. Having an annual health maintenance exam is an excellent opportunity to take charge of your health.
An annual health exam is an excellent opportunity to take charge of your health and well-being. Regular healthcare checks may help find problems early or prevent health problems before they occur, ultimately contributing to a better quality of life. If found early, medical issues may be easier to treat and less likely to pose serious risks to your health in the long run.
This exam is performed by a doctor with specialized training in gynecology. Annual gynecologic exams are among the most important ways for women to receive preventive health screening and education that is specific to women. Your gynecologist is trained to care for young women through older age and understands a woman’s changing health care needs.
Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men. Typically prostate cancer grows slowly and is initially confined to the prostate gland, where it may not cause serious harm. While most types of prostate cancer grow slowly, needing minimal or even no treatment, other types are aggressive and may spread to other organs quickly.
Colonoscopy screenings are a great way to detect early signs of colon cancer and rectal cancer, as well as polyps which over time can become cancerous. It also allows the doctor to remove polyps which over time can become cancerous.
Colonoscopy is a simple and painless procedure that take less than an hour to complete. Regular screenings are especially important if you are at a higher risk of developing colorectal cancer due to family history or other factors such as age (45 or older), diet (low fiber intake), lifestyle choices (smoking) or medical history (diabetes).
Moles, warts, skin tags may be ugly and uncomfortable but sometimes blemishes can be cancerous. The doctor will examine your skin to make sure that the problem area you are worried about isn’t a more serious condition that requires immediate attention.
FirstMed offers a special Saturday consultation with one of our most experienced doctors, Dr. Varju, who can identify, treat, and remove that problem area.
Sleep medicine is a relatively young branch of medicine, which incorporates the elements of exploratory sleep therapies and procedures, with the relevant elements of the more classical fields of neurology, pulmonology, internal medicine, ENT, and psychiatry.
Sleep is a vital part of staying healthy. Our doctors provide effective care that will boost the quality of your sleep and improve your health.