Breast Health Exams in Dayton, OH
Breast cancer screenings and exams are important for women of all ages in order to detect cancer early and give patients the best possible outcome after any diagnosis.
How Often Are Breast Exams Needed?
The providers at Huey & Weprin Ob/Gyn encourage all of our patients to perform monthly self-breast exams as this is an important way to determine any changes in your breast health that should be addressed.
What Happens During A Breast Exam?
At your yearly exam in our office, your women’s healthcare specialist will perform a clinical breast exam to check for abnormalities or concerns. A full womens wellness exam can also be provided to answer any questions about your health.
What Age Should Breast Exams Be Performed?
Generally, yearly screening mammograms are ordered for all patients beginning at 40 years of age, however, your provider might determine it is necessary to start yearly screening mammograms early based on your personal and family history, so please be sure to give them a full and accurate history at your visit.