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Medical Checkup Guide

Here are steps you should take to for a medical check-up at Chaum.

Precautions prior to the medical checkup

  • Please check the contents of the package.
  • Please avoid overworking and drinking alcoholic beverages 2 to 3 days before the exam day.
  • Patients undergoing sedation endoscopy can use public transportation
    or should be accompanied by a responsible adult who can drive them home
    after the examination.
What to bring
  • Questionnaires
  • Stool sample

Notice (Morning check-up)

The day before the exam
  • Have a light, non-greasy and non-oily dinner before 6:00 pm and fast from midnight (at least 8 hours of fasting).
    Please refrain from consuming water, chewing gum, and smoking tobacco from 9pm.
    If you get a colonoscopy, please follow the colonoscopy information.
  • Please refrain from heavy drinking, overworking and exercising, and get enough sleep.
  • Please collect your stool sample (5g ; the size of a kidney bean) using the container, bring it with you on the exam day.
  • Please fill out the medical questionnaires and bring it with you on the exam day.

 

On the exam day
  • Do not eat or drink in the morning of the exam day (no water, no gum, no smoking)
  • Light activities or brushing teeth is allowed.
  • You may have few sips of water with any necessary medications early in the morning.
  • You may wear glasses or contact lens during the exam.
  • Do not bring any valuables (necklace, earrings, ring, etc).

Guide to medication

  • If you take antithrombotics, antihypertensive drugs, diabetes medicine, etc., consult with your physician about withholding the medication.

For Female customers

  • It is advised to book your appointment around 7 days after your last day of menstruation for more accurate cervical pap smear and urine test.
  • If you are pregnant or think you might be, tell the staff before the test.
  • For 48~72 hours before the Pap Smear test (for early diagnosis of cervical cancer), avoid intercourse, vaginal cream, or tablets.

Guidance on gastroscopy, colonoscopy

  • Have a light, non-greasy and non-oily dinner before 6:00 pm and fast from midnight (at least 8 hours of fasting).
    Please refrain from consuming water, chewing gum, and smoking tobacco from 9:00 pm.
    Note : People who previously had a gastric surgery may only have plain water after lunch on the day before and nothing to drink after midnight.
  • For a colonoscopy, please refer to the separate colonoscopy guidelines.