Cuts - Preparing For Your Appointment
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
Questions to prepare for 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 the injury occur? Have you had
any injuries in the past to the same area? Do you have any continuing problems
because of the previous injury?
- What object caused the injury? Was
there or is there an object in the cut?
- What home treatment
measures have you tried? Did they help?
- What nonprescription
medicines have you tried? Did they help?
- What prescription and
nonprescription medicine do you take?
- Was your injury caused by
- Were drugs or alcohol involved in your
- When was your last
- Do you have any
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
January 23, 2014
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