Is it wierd that...........?
June 14, 2009 11:03pm CST
i saw a question asking about physical examinations in school and someone said the only time they get physicals was when they go through puberty and stuff. is it weird that i am months away from being 15 and i have never ever had a physical checkup that involved looking at anything but my lungs, reflexes and that kinda stuff ... like the most personal question i have been asked was if i had my period ... and that's it.
15 Jun 09
It is not weird to not have had a physical examination at the age of 14. A physical examination checks for changes in the cells of your cervix, checks your ovaries, etc. You should not need to have a physical until you become sexually active or consider becoming sexually active/going on birth control. Once you are on birth control, you will only get a 12 month prescription, and will therefore need to undergo a physical examination before you are given your next prescription each year.