What is included in the physical exam for the pretreatment evaluation of menopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT)?

Updated: Sep 13, 2021
  • Author: Nicole K Banks, MD; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Components of the physical examination include the following:

  • Height measurement

  • Weight measurement

  • Determination of an obesity index (see Obesity)

  • Blood pressure measurement (see Hypertension)

  • Breast examination

  • Abdominal examination

  • Pelvic examination

  • Rectal examination


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