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Here are 12 common questions to ask your doctor or other health care provider:
Get ready before you see your doctor.Do you speak the same language as your doctor? Doctor listings in our online Provider Finder® tool show what languages the doctor speaks.
Making lists and notes before your visit can help you say what you need to say. Some symptoms or questions may be hard to bring up or talk about. Write down words you can use to get started. Notes can help you make the best use of your time. Here is what your visit notes should include:
You should also bring:
Being able to talk with your doctor can help you stay healthy.Talking openly with your doctor helps with:
Ask questions and repeat the doctor’s answers. Ask more questions if you need to during and after your appointment, even if it’s questioning something that doesn’t appear to be correct on your Explanation of Benefits. Your doctor will know you care about your health.
Originally published August 21, 2015; Revised 2017
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