What is anamnesis?

Anamnesis is another term for a person's medical history. When compiling your anamnesis, you need to think not only about diseases that have affected you in your lifetime, but you must also consider those that run in your family. Doctors can use your anamnesis to help diagnose diseases and to determine whether or not you have an increased risk of developing certain conditions.

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