|Colorectal Cancer: Have a test for colorectal cancer starting at age 50. Your doctor can help you decide which test is right for you. If you have a family history of colorectal cancer, you may need to be screened earlier . |
|Diabetes: Have a test for diabetes if you have high blood pressure or high cholesterol. |
|Depression: Your emotional health is as important as your physical health. If you have felt “down,” sad, or hopeless over the last 2 weeks or have felt little interest or pleasure in doing things, you may be depressed. Talk to your doctor about being screened for depression. |
|Sexually Transmitted Infections: Talk to your doctor to see whether you should be tested for gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia, or other sexually transmitted infections. |
|HIV: Talk to your doctor about HIV screening if you:|
– Have had sex with men since 1975.
– Have had unprotected sex with multiple partners.
– Have used or now use injection drugs.
– Exchange sex for money or drugs or have sex partners who do.
– Have past or present sex partners who are HIV-infected, are bisexual, or use injection drugs.
– Are being treated for sexually transmitted diseases.
– Had a blood transfusion between 1978 and 1985.