The required Medical examinations for each age group
For each age group, there are certain examinations necessary to ensure overall health, follow up on body functions and check for serious problems or signs that cause future health problems.
Therefore, we will discuss here the necessary examinations for children and the elderly, women and men.
First: What is the necessary medical examinations for children?
A complete physical examination for the following:
- Head: Examination the soft spots on the child's head and make sure that the smaller area at the back of the head is closed at the child's age from two to three months.
- Ear: Check that there is no fluid or infection in the ear and make sure the child responds to different sounds.
- Eye: to check the fundus of the eye with an endoscope and to follow eye movements.
- Mouth: Examine the roof of the mouth and make sure that there is no fungal infection and note drooling and chewing.
- Skin: Examination of the skin and checking for the presence of birthmarks and rashes and rashes.
- Heart: Examination of the heart through a stethoscope and hearing the heartbeat and its rhythm.
- Lungs: Checking the health of the lungs through a stethoscope and checking the speed and ease of breathing.
- Abdomen: Examine the abdomen by applying pressure on and examining the organs to ensure they are free of any lumps.
- Genital organs: Examination of the reproductive organs, such as examining the testicles and scrotum and ensuring their natural location according to the child's age. And make sure that the penis is docked properly.
Second: What are the necessary medical examinations for the elderly?
Check-up of your overall health through these examinations:
- Hearing: Many aged people over their sixties suffer from regression or loss of hearing in one ear.
- Bone density: bone density examination, especially in women, where the possibility of osteoporosis incidence is higher in women than in men.
- Cholesterol: measuring the level of cholesterol in the blood and treating it, if any, by following a healthy and balanced diet.
- Blood sugar: checking the blood sugar level regularly, to manage the disease at its beginning and treat it before the condition deteriorates.
- Dental: Check-up of the teeth, gums, mouth and throat at the dentist and clean the teeth regularly.
- Moles: If there are moles in the skin or any other changes, ask for a doctor consultation.