Women’s Health Screenings Checklist

Screening Testages 18 to 39ages 40 to 49ages 50 to 64ages 65 and older
Blood PressureGet tested at least every 2 years if you have normal blood pressure (lower than 120/80).

Get tested once a year if you had blood pressure between 120/80 and 139/89.

Discuss treatment with your Dr. or nurse if you have blood pressure 140/90 or higher.

Get tested at least every 2 years if you have normal blood pressure lower than 120/80.

Get tested once a year if you have blood pressure between 120/80 and 139/89.

Discuss treatment with your Dr. or nurse if you have blood pressure 140/90 or higher.

Get tested at least every 2 years if you have normal blood pressure lower than 180 120/80.

Get tested once a year if you have blood pressure between 120/80 and 139/89.

Discuss treatment with your Dr. or nurse if you have blood pressure of 140/90 or higher.

Get tested at least every 2 years if you have normal blood pressure lower than 120/80.

Get tested once a year if you have blood pressure between 120/80 and 139/89.

Discuss treatment with your Dr. or nurse if you have blood pressure 140/90 or higher.

Bone Mineral Density TestIf you have risk factors for osteoporosis, earlier screening may be necessary. Discuss with your doctor.Discuss with your doctor or nurse if you are at risk for osteoporosis.Get this test at least once a year at age 65 or older.

 

Talk to your Dr. or nurse about repeat testing.

Breast Cancer ScreeningDiscuss with your doctor or nurse.Start at age 50, yet screened every 2 years.Get screened every 2 years through age 74. Age 75 and older, ask your doctor or nurse if you need to be screened.
Cervical Cancer ScreeningGet a Pap test at least every 3 years if you are 21 or older or are younger than 21 and have been sexually active for at least 3 years.Get a Pap test at least every 3 years.Get a Pap test at least every 3 years.Ask your doctor or nurse if you need to get a Pap test.
Cholesterol TestStarting at age 20, get a cholesterol test regularly if you are at increased risk for heart disease.

 

Ask your Dr. or nurse how often you need your cholesterol tested.

Get a cholesterol test regularly if you are at increased risk for heart disease.

Ask your Dr. or nurse how often you need your cholesterol tested.

Get a cholesterol test regularly if you are at increased risk for heart disease.

Ask your doctor or nurse how often you need your cholesterol tested

Get a cholesterol test regularly if you are at increased risk for heart disease.

 

Ask your doctor or nurse how often you need your cholesterol tested.

Chlamydia TestGet tested for chlamydia yearly through age 24 if you are sexually active or pregnant.

 

Age 25 and older, get tested for chlamydia if you are at increased risk, pregnant or not pregnant.

Get tested for chlamydia if you are sexually active and an increased risk, pregnant, or not pregnant.Get tested for chlamydia if you are sexually active and it increased risk.Get tested for chlamydia if you are sexually active and at increased risk.
Colorectal Cancer ScreeningStarting at age 50, get screened for colorectal cancer.

 

Talk to your Dr. or nurse about which screening test is best for you and how often you need it.

Get screened for colorectal cancer through age 75.

Talk to your Dr. or nurse about which screening test is best for you and how often you need.

Diabetes ScreeningGet screened for diabetes if your blood pressure is higher than 135/80 or if you take medicine for high blood pressure.Get screened for diabetes if your blood pressure is higher than 135/80 or if you take medicine for high blood pressure.Get screened for diabetes if your blood pressure is higher than 135/80 or if you take medicine for high blood pressure.Get screened for diabetes if your blood pressure is higher than 135/80 or if you take medicine for high blood pressure.
Gonorrhea TestGet tested for gonorrhea if you are sexually active and at increase risk, pregnant or not pregnant.Get tested for gonorrhea if you are sexually active and it increased risk, pregnant or not pregnant.get tested for gonorrhea if you are sexually active and it increased risk.Get tested for gonorrhea if you are sexually active and increased risk.
HIV TestGet tested if you are at increased risk for HIV.

 

Discuss your risk with your Dr. or nurse.

 

All pregnant women need to be tested for HIV.

Get tested if you are at increased risk for HIV.

Discuss your risks with your Dr. or nurse.

 

All pregnant women need to be tested for HIV.

Get tested if you are at increased risk for HIV.

 

Discuss your risk with your Dr. or nurse.

Get tested if you are at increased risk for HIV.

 

Discuss your wrist with your Dr. or nurse.

Syphilis TestGet tested for syphilis if you are at increased risk or pregnant.Get tested for syphilis if you are at increased risk or pregnant.Get tested for syphilis if you are at increased risk.Get tested for syphilis if you are at increased risk.

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