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Hi everyone!

I am just curious what all they test for at the medical? From my reading I gather:

Tb test (xray)

External physical (including genitals to look for warts etc)

Blood test for syphilis

Vaccine check

I have also read on other forums that they also do a drug test, but I can't find that on an official website.

Is there anything else they check on the blood test? White blood count, hormone levels, cholesterol... Etc etc

I work in healthcare and am just curious aa to what all they are testing for. Anyone insight is much appreciated to quell my curiosity :)

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X-ray for TB

Blood test for syphillis (that's it, nothing else. They don't check for cholesterol, b12 etc)

For me I had no external test but I've read some places do it. He just asked me verbally how my health was.

Vaccine check

They don't do a drug test.


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I didn't have to remove my underwear during my exam either. Those that have, on the board, have normally posted it's a quick "yep yer a girl/boy" type of check.

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@NLR "yep yer a girl/boy" ...hahaha

I did mine in Dec 2014 with Dr Mascarehnas who asked if I did regular physicals; he looked at my vaccinations list ; he did a blood pressure test then sent me off for the blood test(syphilis) and chest xray.

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There's no checking for genital warts lol where did you hear that? That would be an interesting reason to deny immigration though wouldn't it?

We had a quick peek in the pants (me and the kids, too) to make sure we were what we said we were I guess.

Discussion about health in general, blood work for whatever it was - we don't see those results, and then the X-ray.

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humm interesting!

I read a few people saying that they had been denied a visa due to failing a drug test at the point of the medical.

Thanks for your help :)

I think some countries require a drug test, Canada would only require one if you use, medicinally or otherwise.

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.  - Dr. Seuss


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I got felt up a little bit. Nothing too serious. Just above the waistband action. The doc probably saw how hungover I was and thought he should check for a distended liver.

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