Talking with Your Doctor

Frequently Asked Questions

18. What questions should I ask my doctor once I am given a diagnosis?

Your diagnosis is what your doctor thinks is your health problem.

Understanding your diagnosis, or health problem, can help you to make decisions about what you would like to do about it. Also, if you know how the health problem may affect your life and activities and what may happen if the condition gets worse, you may be better prepared to deal with the problem.

Here are some questions you may want to ask your doctor about your health problem.

More questions you may want to ask your doctor about your health problem: