Contraception counseling and sexually transmitted disease (STD) counseling will also be given if you are sexually active. Your doctor will also start talking about screening for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. There are two genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, which are hereditary and greatly increase a person’s risk for breast and ovarian cancer. If you have a strong family history of breast and ovarian cancer, your doctor can screen you and any affected family members to help determine what kind of treatment is most appropriate.
Routine for this age group are a breast and pelvic exams, and sometimes a Pap smear. Some common conditions that are treated are pregnancy, infertility, STDs, abnormal Pap smears, menstrual irregularities, fibroids, ovarian cysts or tumors, endometriosis and pelvic pain.