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7 Tests Women Need To Get Done Before 30

Women today need to be conscious about their health, given the dual lives they live at home and at work. We have compiled a list of 7 tests that women need to get done before the age of 30 routinely to ensure well-being and safety for themselves.

1. Breast exam

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade or such, you would realize that the incidence rate of breast cancer has been rising at a frightening pace. Realizing that preventing cancer is your best defense against it is the best decision you’ll take today.

Who needs it?

Any woman who has a history of breast cancer in near or distant family needs this. You can also perform the home test for yourself.

How do I go about it?

The best way to get a preliminary diagnosis is through a home test for lumps. Here’s a link that tells you how to go about it.

There are a variety of lab tests that help confirm the diagnosis.

What does it cost?

It costs approximately a few thousand to a few lack rupees to confirm a breast cancer diagnosis. But you only ever need these tests to confirm the diagnosis.

2. Pelvic exam

The pelvic exam is when the doctor examines a woman’s vulva (external genital organs), uterus (the womb), cervix (opening from the vagina to the uterus), fallopian tubes (tubes that carry eggs to the womb), ovaries (organs that produce eggs), bladder (the sac that holds urine) and rectum (the chamber that connects the colon to the anus).

Who needs it?

Every woman who is consciously actively concerned about her sexual well-being.

How do I go about it?

A pelvic exam can be conducted by any registered gynecologist.

What does it cost?

It costs only as much as the gynecologist’s consultation fee.

3. PAP

PAP test is a smear test that will differentiate the malignant cells from the normal cells from the cervix. It is a prognostic test which helps in prevention of cervical and uterine cancers.

Who needs it?

Every woman who is conscious and aware of cancer prevention modalities needs o get this test done every year.

How do I go about it?

PAP test is available at any and every diagnostic center around you.

What does it cost?

Pap smear testing costs approx Rs. 1000/-.

4. HPV test

Human Papilloma Virus is so common that at one point in their lives all sexually active men and women will have been infected by it. There are a variety of strains of HPV. None of these cause a disease on their own but their constant presence has been associated with.

Who needs it?

All sexually active women should get this test done at least once every six months.

How do I go about it?

The test for HPV is an HPV smear.

What does it cost?

It costs somewhere to the tune of a thousand rupees.

5. Cholesterol profile

Cholesterol is an important for sustenance of the body. Your body has two different cholesterol levels the high density cholesterol and the low density cholesterol. The HDL is considered to be the bad cholesterol while the LDL is considered the good cholesterol.

Who needs it?

Every woman who has an increased BMI needs this test.

How do I go about it?

Cholesterol profile is a simple test that is done at most path labs around you.

What does it cost?

Cholesterol profile costs around Rs. 400 per test.

6. Test for PCOS

Polycystic ovaries syndrome is common in the Indian subcontinent, primarily due to nutritional deficiencies among women.

Who needs it?

Women who have irregular menstrual cycles.

How do I go about it?

Proionic gonadotropin to find of if you’re pregnant, testosterone and androgen high levels block ovulation.

What does it cost?
PCOs test will set you back by approx. Rs. 600/-.

7. Haemoglobin

Women need to be conscious about their haemoglobin because they lose blood regularly. This combined with poor eating habits leads to low haemoglobin levels.

Who needs it?

Women with heavy menstrual flows, women who generally feel weak and fatigued all the time.

How do I go about it?

Haemoglobin test is a very basic test done at any and every lab around you.

What does it cost?

Testing for haemoglobin is inexpensive at only Rs.100 per test.

Now, if only finding out where to get these tests done was as simple as finding out what tests to get done. But it is, find out where to gets tested at Zureka.in.

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