Having a primary care doctor you can trust is important to maximize your overall health and wellness. At Delray Medical & Dental in Delray Beach, Florida, Juan Borja, DO, and his experienced medical team offer primary care services including wellness exams, sick visits, and chronic disease management to detect and treat health issues early to avoid serious complications. Schedule your next primary care appointment with Delray Medical & Dental over the phone or request an appointment today.
Primary care is general medical care you receive from the experts at Delray Medical & Dental. Depending on your health and medical history, primary care services often include:
Primary care doctors at Delray Medical & Dental get to know you and have your best interest in mind at each appointment. They personalize your treatment plan after thoroughly discussing options with you, giving you a voice in your care.
During an appointment at Delray Medical & Dental, your provider checks your weight, blood pressure, and other vital signs. They review your medical history and ask questions about symptoms or concerns you have about your health.
Your doctor completes a comprehensive physical examination. They listen to your heart and lungs and evaluate your eyes, ears, throat, skin, abdomen, and extremities. Your practitioner may also examine your genitals during a men’s or women’s wellness exam.
They might complete a pelvic exam in women and use a Pap smear to screen for cervical cancer.
Other health screenings your Delray Medical & Dental provider may recommend include breast, prostate, or colon cancer screenings, sexually transmitted disease (STD) screenings if you’re at risk, and screenings for hormone imbalance, nutrient deficiencies, high cholesterol, diabetes, and other chronic diseases.
If your primary care doctor detects an illness or disease, you may require treatment to restore your health or prevent serious complications. They might recommend one or more of the following:
Altering your lifestyle with weight loss and diet or exercise changes can reduce your risk of or better manage a chronic disease. Your doctor offers nutrition counseling to help you achieve health and weight management goals.
Medicines help manage chronic diseases including diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, arthritis, depression, and more. They also treat acute illnesses, such as infections.
If your doctor detects signs or symptoms of a disease, they might request additional diagnostic testing, such as a biopsy, X-rays, other imaging tests, or minimally invasive procedures.
Your doctor also offers vaccinations to help prevent the flu and other communicable diseases. They refer you to a qualified specialist in the area if you have a complex medical condition.
When you’re ready to optimize health and wellness and prevent or better manage a disease, request an appointment with Delray Medical & Dental over the phone or online today.