Preparing For Your Appointment
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
You can help your
doctor diagnose and treat your condition by being prepared to answer the
- What are your main symptoms? How long have you
had your symptoms?
- How and when did an injury occur? How was it
- Have you had a nose injury in the past?
- Was your injury checked by a doctor? What
was the diagnosis?
- How was your injury treated?
- Do you
have any continuing problems because of the previous injury?
- What activities related to sports, work, or your
lifestyle make your symptoms better or worse?
- Do you think
activities related to your job or hobbies caused your symptoms?
this injury intentionally caused by another person?
- Was the use of
alcohol or drugs involved in your injury?
- What home treatment
measures have you tried? Did they help?
- What nonprescription
medicines have you tried? Did they help?
- Do you have any
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 18, 2013
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