Annual Health Exams for Men

Men Ages 18-39

Diabetes Screening

Men with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 25 and who have other risk factors for diabetes should be screened.

Infectious Disease Screening

Depending on lifestyle factors and medical history, men may need to be screened for infections such as syphilis, chlamydia, and HIV.

Immunizations

  • Influenza vaccination every year
  • Tetanus vaccination every 10 years
  • Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR)

 Other immunizations upon recommendation of your physician

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Men Ages 40-64

Colorectal Screening

Men ages 50-75 should be screened for colorectal cancer. 

Before age 50, you should be screened only if you have a strong family history of colon cancer or polyps or if you have experienced inflammatory bowel disease or polyps.

Diabetes Screening

Men over age 45 should be screened for diabetes every three years.

Prostate Cancer Screening

Most men age 50 and older should discuss screening for prostate cancer with their provider. 

African American men and those with a family history of prostate cancer should discuss screening at age 45.

Immunizations

  • Influenza vaccination every year
  • Tetanus vaccination every 10 years

Other immunizations upon recommendation of your physician

 

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Men Ages 65 & Older

Colorectal Screening

Until age 75, men should have one of the following screenings: 

  •     A stool test done every year 
  •     Flexible sigmoidoscopy every 5-10 years,
  •     along with a stool guaiac test 
  •     Colonoscopy every 10 years.

Diabetes Screening

You should be screened for diabetes every three years.

If you are overweight and have other risk factors for diabetes, ask your doctor if you should be screened more often.

Prostate Cancer Screening

Men in this age bracket should consult a provider about prostate cancer screening.

Immunizations

  • Influenza vaccination every year
  • Tetanus vaccination every 10 years
  • Shingles vaccination
  • Pneumonia vaccination

Other immunizations upon recommendation of your physician

 
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