Breast Examination Services in Queens, NY

What is a Breast Examination?

Breast examinations are life-saving preventative measures to prevent breast cancer.

A breast exam is a quick way to examine the tissue of the breast.

Why are Breast Examinations Important For My Health?

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women. Getting your breast exam by our expert and comforting providers is one of the best ways to prevent breast cancer.

Breast Exams can detect
  • Breast Cancer

Ideally, you should schedule an annual preventive care exam, known as a well-woman exam at Garden OB/GYN in Queens, NY. If you have chronic conditions, like polyps or endometriosis, your gynecologist may want to see you more regularly.

When Should I Get a Breast Exam?

You should get your breast exam as frequently as your provider recommends.

How Do I Prepare for a Breast Exam?

There are a few things you can do to prepare for your breast exam at Garden OB/GYN, just to ensure you get the most out of your visit and to help your doctor better understand your health.

It’s helpful to:
  • Transfer your medical records from your previous gynecologist to Garden OB/GYN
  • Make a list of all of your current medications and supplements
  • Know the first date of your last menstrual period

If you’re due for a Pap smear, try to schedule your appointment at Queens, NY on a day when you’re not on your period because menstrual flow could affect your results. Or if you need a blood draw, you might need to fast for several hours beforehand, but you can ask the caring team at Garden OB/GYN ahead of time if this applies to you.

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