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Preventive Care Guidelines

Preventive Care For Men 18-39

You and your CareMount health care provider may decide that a different schedule is best for you, this preventive care plan can guide your discussion.

Screening

Who needs it

How often

Alcohol misuse All adults At routine exams
Blood pressure All adults Every 2 years if your blood pressure reading is less than 120/80 mm Hg*

Yearly if your systolic blood pressure reading is 120 to 139 mm Hg or your diastolic blood pressure reading is 80 to 89 mm Hg*

Colorectal cancer Men diagnosed with specific inherited syndromes and inflammatory bowel disease Discuss with your health care provider to make an informed decision based on your family history, current medical condition, and personal values
Depression All adults who have access to clinical practices with staff and systems in place to assure accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and follow-up At routine exams
Diabetes mellitus, type 2 Adults who have no symptoms and have sustained blood pressure (treated or untreated) greater than 135/80 mm Hg At least every 3 years
HIV Anyone at increased risk for infection At routine exams
Lipid disorders All men ages 35 and older, and younger men at high risk for coronary artery disease At least every 5 years
Obesity All adults At routine exams
Syphilis Anyone at increased risk for infection At routine exams
Tuberculosis Anyone at increased risk for infection Check with your health care provider
Vision All adults1 At least one complete exam in your 20s and two in your 30s

 

Counseling

Who needs it

How often

Diet, behavioral counseling Adults with hyperlipidemia and other known risk factors for cardiovascular and diet-related chronic disease When diagnosed
Tobacco use and tobacco-related disease All adults Every visit

 

Immunization

Who needs it

How often

Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis (Td/Tdap) booster All adults Td: every 10 years

Tdap: substitute a one-time dose of Tdap for a Td booster after age 18, then boost with Td every 10 years

Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) All adults ages 19 to 49 who have no documentation of previous infection or vaccinations** One or two doses
Chickenpox (varicella) All adults ages 19 to 49 who have no documentation of previous infection or vaccinations** Two doses; the second dose should be given at least 4 after the first dose
Flu (seasonal) All adults Yearly, when the vaccine becomes available in the community
Hepatitis A People at risk2 Two doses given at least 6 months apart
Hepatitis B People at risk3 Three doses over 6 months; second dose should be given 1 month after the first dose; the third dose should be given at least 2 months after the second dose (and at least 4 months after the first dose)
Human papillomavirus (HPV4) Men ages 22 to 26 Three doses; the second dose should be given 1 to 2 months after the first dose and the third dose given 6 months after the first dose
Meningococcal People at risk4 One or more doses
Pneumococcal (polysaccharide) People at risk5 One or more doses

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*Recommendation from the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure

**Exceptions may exist; discuss with your health care provider

1Recommendation from the American Academy of Ophthalmology

2For complete list, see the CDC website

3For complete list, see the CDC website

4People ages 19 to 21 years and who are first-year college students or have one of several medical conditions

5For complete list, see the CDC website

Screening guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Immunization schedule from the CDC