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 following questions:
- What are your main symptoms? How long have you
had your symptoms?
- Have you had this problem before? If so, how was
- What makes your symptoms better or
- Have you recently had a cough, cold symptoms, allergies, or
headaches? Be prepared to describe any nasal drainage or sputum coughed up, or
the location and severity of headaches.
- Have you had an injury to
this area? Do you have any continuing problems because of a previous
- What home treatment measures have you tried? Did they
- What prescription or nonprescription medicines do you
- Do you have any
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
April 03, 2013
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