Talking with Your Doctor

Frequently Asked Questions

14. What is the benefit of bringing a family member or friend to my doctor visit?

Sometimes it can be helpful to bring a family member or friend to your doctor visit. The person can help remind you about what you want to talk about with your doctor and can take notes to help you remember what your doctor says. If you bring someone to your doctor visit, you can still have time alone with your doctor to talk about personal matters.