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How should I prepare for a doctor's appointment?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Before your appointment you should write down all of your symptoms. Also, you should have ready all of your medical information and a list of conditions that you have been treated for recently. Have the names of all of the medications that you are currently taking. It is advisable that you have someone else drive to the appointment because the pain from the diagnostic procedure can make driving unsafe.

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