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

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 » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases
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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 » Health Women's Health

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 » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

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 » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

A Department of Transportation physical exam is a comprehensive federally-mandated medical exam for commercial motor vehicle drivers that tests for medical issues that could interfere with a driver performing his job. Th... More » Business & Finance Business Resources HR