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Think Twice About These Routine Medical Tests Part 10 Annual Physical

Posted on Categories Doctor, injury, Older Adults, Young Adults

by Dixon Law Office

We wrap our series on Routine Medical Tests to Avoid with a look at yearly physical exams. According to this AARP article, doctors are warning that some routine medical tests may do more harm than good as well as waste billions of dollars in health care costs annually. Overuse of some tests can lead to dangerous side effects, pain, radiation exposure, unnecessary surgery and even death.

Yearly Physical – Some doctors say healthy people do not need to have an annual checkup just for the sake of it, claiming there is little evidence having the exam can keep one healthy. Many of the tests performed in annual exams do not make sense unless there is a suspected problem. Instead, doctors say a person’s specific needs should determine how often they see a doctor.

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