A male physical exam is needed every year according to WebMD. Woman and children should also have an annual exam. More »

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Physical exams for females include breast and pelvic examinations, while those for men typically include tests involving the male genitalia, according to WebMD. These tests can feel embarrassing, but they serve an import... More »

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A complete physical examination for an adult male includes an examination of the head and neck, abdominal area, skin and nails, extremities, genital area, prostate, and neurological components, according to WebMD. The ph... More »

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An annual female physical exam includes procedures such as a breast and pelvic exam, according to WebMD. Routine tests for sexually transmitted diseases are commonly included. More »

Doctors diagnose the cause of anemia, or low hemoglobin count, through several methods: reviewing medical histories, a physical exam and using the results of tests, says the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Anem... More »

Patients who do not fast before a physical exam, according to Weill Cornell Medical College, may see artificial increases in cholesterol levels that can result in a skewed and inaccurate blood test. More often than not, ... More »

According to WebMD, an annual physical exam does not have a set structure and is simply a yearly physical exam that a person undertakes to check on her health. It is also a good way to ensure early detection of any unnot... More »