Apollo Pre-Employment Health Check - FAQ ( Frequently asked questions )



FAQ ( Frequently asked questions )


Who can opt for the Apollo Pre-Employment Health Check?

►Ones joining a corporate organisation and is advised to undergo a routine pre-employment medical check from a health center.

Whom should I contact in case of any Apollo health package query?

►You can call our executives on,

022 2547 0011/5055/3890 Ext: 11/12/29
+91 8291715434

Is it necessary to book a prior appointment?

►Yes. It is advisable to book your appointment at least 2 days prior.

What is the process to book an appointment?

►You can call us on 022 2547 0011/5055/3890 Ext: 11/12 or 29
►SMS your details: Name_Package_DOB_Date of appointment on 9833657272
►Whatsapp your details: Name_Package_DOB_Date of appointment on 9830812838
►Email your details: Name_Package_DOB_Date of appointment on thane@theapolloclinic.com


Can I take Apollo Standard Health Check Package appointment for Sunday?



What time should I report?

►You can visit the clinic between 8.00 am to 9.00 am for the check-up.


How much time will I require to undergo all the tests?

►Approximately 4 – 5 hours, however it may vary depending upon various factors.


Is fasting necessary?


►Yes.12 hours fasting is essential.
►May drink water during fasting. Refrain from alcohol at least 12 Hrs. prior to the check up.


Would I be provided breakfast ?

►Yes, complimentary breakfast shall be provided to you at the premises.


Are there any discounts, if we wish to avail additional tests with the package?


►You can ask our customer care executives for running discount offers,if any. You can purchase Apollo wellness card worth INR 100/- .
►Wellness card would facilitate you with a discount of 15% on all our in house diagnostic services, for 1 year from the date of issue.


Is the wellness card discount effective on the date of purchase?

►Yes. The wellness card discount can be availed from the same day of purchase, if the bill amount is above INR 1000/-. In regular cases, the wellness card discount shall be effective from the next visit from the date of purchase.


Is the Doctor consultation include in the package?

►No. Only medical fitness will be provided by the Physician.


If I want to skip few tests,which are in the package,will I get any refund for that particular test?

►No. The package cannot be customized; neither shall be applicable for any refund.


Can I take my medications, during fasting?


►If you are diabetic, avoid taking your insulin injections / anti diabetic tablets on the morning of Health Check up. Please carry your insulin / anti diabetic tablets which you can have before or after your breakfast in the clinic. Other regular medication can be taken as instructed by the doctor. Please carry regular medication along.


Are there any other pre-requisites to be followed?


►Please bring all your earlier ( Within 1 Year) medical records and medical accessories like glasses, hearing aid if you have any when you come for Health Check Up.
►For females, during menstruation PAP SMEAR test cannot be done.
►Men are requested to shave their chest to ensure a good ECG / Tread Mill Test.
►You are requested to bring samples of urine and stool when you come for check up. You can get sterilized containers from our Front desk between 08.00 am to 08.00 pm (Mon-Sat) or 08.00 am to 01.00 pm (Sundays) or purchase it from any pharmacy shop  or you can use home containers after washing with warm water and soap and properly dried.
►If you are wearing contact lenses, please remove those 2 days prior to Health Check up.
►Wear loose clothing, No jewelry (Necklaces / Chains) and easily removable footwear.
►Please be informed that certain tests like x-rays are not to be done if you are likely to be pregnant.

Can I add more tests ,which are not in the package?

►Inform Health Check up Department in advance if you want any additional Investigations or consultations to be done so that we can schedule your appointments for the same.
►We can provide additional Tests / Investigations / Procedures / Consultations on request or if required however these will be billed separately in addition to the package cost.


Can I opt this package for routine preventive health checks?

►This package is advised only for pre-employment medical check.





►Avoid eating anything for 2-3 hrs after the root canal procedures.

►Seek proper guidance from your Dentist about the medicines to be taken.

►Do not chew food (specially sticky or hard) from the site of treatment.

►The treatment site may cause pain for few days which is normal, however in case of extreme discomfort, contact your Dentist.

►Do not skip the treatment sittings and complete the procedure till cap is fixed.

►Brush you teeth normally with a soft bristle tooth brush.


Content Source Credit: Apollo Clinic, Thane - Department of Dentistry

Tips to protect against prostate cancer in 8 ways



1. Cut down on Fat: Studies indicate a link between animal fats and an increased risk of prostate cancer. In addition to meat, animal fats are found in lard, butter and cheese. Whenever possible, replace animal-based fats with plant-based fats.


2. Eat more Fruits and Veggies: Fruits and vegetables especially red foods like tomatoes, watermelon and other red foods contain large amounts of cancer-fighting minerals and natural fibre. Unfortunately most of us do not consume the recommended daily intake of fruits and vegetables.


3. Quit Smoking: In the event that you have prostate malignancy and also smoke, you are at larger danger of tumour recurring and also passing from prostate growth and cardiovascular illness than men with prostate disease who never smoked.


4. Include sea food: Fatty acid, found in omega-3 which are present plenty in certain fishes like sardines, tuna, trout, and salmon may help reduce your risk of developing prostate cancer.


5. Liquor: Some studies suggest that while drinking beer or wine is not linked with prostate cancer, consumption of liquor, even in moderate amount can in fact increase the risk of prostate cancer.


6. Choose Organic Foods: Organic food, free of harmful chemicals and pesticides have more nutrients that not only taste better and can also reduce the risk of prostate cancer.


7. Exercise: Too much fat in your body, is connected to expanded danger of prostate disease. Normal exercise will help you to keep up a sound weight which helps prevention of prostate cancer.


8. Consult your doctor: Check with your doctor about your risk for developing prostate cancer, the medical tests you should have as you age, any family history of cancer, the dietary recommendations, any discomfort in your pelvic or rectal areas, difficulty while urinating, blood in urine or semen.


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