Men’s Health

Men’s Health services offered in Alexandria and Lansdowne, VA

If you want to prevent medical problems or find them before they become serious concerns, see the experts at CN Internal Medicine in Alexandria and Lansdowne, Virginia. The skilled internal medicine, family medicine, and primary care providers offer comprehensive men’s health care to men of all ages. Call the office today or use the online booking tab to schedule a men’s health exam.

Men’s Health Q&A

What is men’s health care?

Men’s health care at CN Internal Medicine consists of superior medical services designed for men’s unique needs. It includes medical evaluations, diagnostic tests, physical exams, and treatments that keep men as healthy as possible.

What are some common men’s health concerns?

The medical problems men can face include:

  • Prostate cancer
  • Erectile dysfunction (ED)
  • Low testosterone (low-T)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)

Visit your CN Internal Medicine provider if you’re due for a yearly men’s health exam or experience alarming symptoms of a medical problem. Examples include ongoing pain, sexual dysfunction, fatigue, blood in your urine, or signs of an STD.

What should I expect during men’s health exams?

During men’s health exams at CN Internal Medicine, your health care professionals complete the following: Vital signs assessment The CN Internal Medicine team weighs you, calculates your body mass index (BMI), and checks your pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs. Your BMI is a number expressing the relationship between your weight and height. Medical history evaluation Your men’s health provider reviews your medical history, symptoms, lifestyle, and the medication you take during a medical history review. Physical exam They then complete a physical exam to evaluate your overall health and detect possible medical problems. Your specialist examines your throat, breathing, eyes, ears, reflexes, heartbeat, and more. Diagnostic screening Your medical provider might order STD testing, blood tests, urine tests, an electrocardiogram (EKG), a biopsy, an ultrasound, X-rays, or another imaging procedure to diagnose a men’s health problem and develop an effective treatment. The CN Internal Medicine team also offers prostate cancer screenings if you’re at risk of cancer or develop unusual symptoms. Treatment If you need treatment, CN Internal Medicine offers medication prescriptions, hormone therapy, nutrition counseling, vaccinations, ED therapy, and other treatments for common men’s health concerns. They could refer you to another specialist if you have a severe or complex medical problem.

How often should I schedule a men’s health visit?

Schedule a men’s health visit at CN Internal Medicine at least once a year for a routine wellness checkup. See your specialist if you have questions about your health, develop alarming symptoms, are injured, or become ill. Book a men’s health exam today at CN Internal Medicine by calling the office or scheduling an appointment online.