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During a physical exam, a health professional looks at,
listens to, and touches or gently presses on (palpates) the body. This exam
helps the health professional determine the cause of symptoms, what other
conditions may be present, and what medical tests may be needed. During a
physical exam, the health professional may:
August 13, 2012
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
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