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20 Apr 2004

tests for over 60s female
I am 61 and am a reasonably healthy female -have the usual pap and mammogram tests every few years and 2 years ago had a bone density test which was 100%. The only illnesses recently were shingles in my left leg and I have had a slipped disc. I am on no medication, do moderate exercise, am very conscious of healthy eating,but cancer of the liver is in the family as are strokes in old age.
What tests should I have to be pro-active? Do not wish to have unnecessary ones.
Thanks
LD
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

LD, the minimum you should have done if you have no symptoms at all, are a good physical examination, an ECG, a lipogram and a full blood count. Good luck.
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