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55 years old. What test should be done for general check up? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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Doctor:welcome to XXXXXXX
User:Hi doctor i need to know the necessary check ups that has to be done to my parents
User:to know that their body is in healthy condition
User:the ages are above 55
User:and they have not undergon any check ups till date
Doctor:first and foremost, they can be seen by a doctor for a general check up,
Doctor:but before that, a few tests can be done
Doctor:complete hemogram, peripheral blood smear, liver and kidney functions, , urinalysis, fasting and post prandial bloood sugar, lipid profile, thyroid functions
Doctor:based on the findings of the above test, additional tests can be done
User:thank you
Doctor:You are very welcome
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