Salud de los hombres

Every well visit and patient testing is driven by family history, your past medical history and risk factors. Below are some general screening tests and vaccinations.

Men 18 to 21

  • Wellness visit every year
  • No routine screenings are recommended for men in this age group. Tetanus-diphtheria every 10 years.**
  • Vacuna antigripal todos los años.

Men 22 to 49

  • Wellness visit at least once every 4 years
  • Blood pressure check every 2 years.
  • Cholesterol check every 5 years, beginning at age 35.
  • Tétanos-difteria cada 10 años.**
  • Vacuna antigripal todos los años.

Men 50 to 64

  • Wellness visit every 2 years
  • Cholesterol check every 5 years.
  • Blood pressure check every 2 years.
  • Detección de cáncer de colon: hable con su médico sobre el mejor método para usted.
  • Discuss prostate cancer screening with your doctor.
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening: One-time screening for men aged 55-75 who have a family history of AAA (parent, brother, or sister) or smoked 100 cigarettes or more in their lifetime. Tetanus-diphtheria every 10 years.**
  • Vacuna antigripal todos los años.
  • Vacuna contra la culebrilla una vez en la vida para mayores de 60 años (no para personas inmunosuprimidas).

Men 65 and Older

  • Well-care visit every year
  • Cholesterol check every 5 years through age 74; after age 75 discuss with your doctor.
  • Blood pressure check every year
  • Vision and hearing checks every year.
  • Colon cancer screening: talk with your doctor about the best method for you. Men aged 75 and older, regular screening isn’t generally recommended. If you wish to continue screening, talk with your doctor.
  • Prostate cancer screening: discuss with your doctor.
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening (AAA): One-time screening for men aged 55-75 who have a family history of AAA (parent, brother, or sister) or who smoked 100 cigarettes or more in their lifetime. Tetanus-diphtheria every 10 years.**
  • Vacuna neumocócica una vez para mayores de 65 años.
  • Vacuna antigripal todos los años.
  • Vacuna contra la culebrilla una vez en la vida para mayores de 60 años (no para personas inmunosuprimidas).
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