Perfectly healthy but not seen a doctor since 2004

Patient : I'm a perfectly healthy 27 year old, but i have not see a doctor since maybe 2004. I have seen an urgent care doctor for a sinus infection, but have not have a "check -up" for a very long time. Do I need a check up? are there any tests or anything i should be doing?
Doctor :   A single episode of sinus infection per se, doesn't require any regular health check up. But, at your age, you should ma intain an active lifestyle with regular physical exercise and proper diet (with lots of roughage and plenty of water). You may however, get a basic annual health check up done, if you are genetically predisposed to certain disorders like Diabetes Mellitus, Hypothyroidism, Coronary Heart Disease, etc. Your family Physician would be able to advise you on that.

Related Q&A

Q: Abnormalality is present in postier occipital cortex immageing suggest hemosterion suggested occult vascular malforma...

Q: I have a lump looking thing just outside my anal canal

Q: I used mdma and alchool four days in a row on the weekend of the 15th to the 18th of June. I also did one line of coc...

Q: I recently had PFT's performed at the request of my PCP. This result is in comparison to the same tests from2/15. ...

Q: Hi, ten years ago, my mother was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the right lung. She was not a smoker.Did not spread...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews