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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Moffitt
17 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Be creative!: Write down your question or concern and read it to her as soon as she enters the room. Alternatively, hand her the written question. Don't allow you ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Tell your doctor: That you are anxious and may need some extra time to speak with them. They can make time for special circumstances in the busiest of practices.
Dr. Cyma Khalily
35 years experience Psychiatry
WRITE IT DOWN: Write it down first and bring it up first thing in the appointment. There is nothing to fear and if you get anxious let them know this as well.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Women: Traditionally women have be much better at organizing around health care issues. Men are traditionally less likely to be as active.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
School, doc, etc: Teen mental health info can be found in a number of places. The school counselor will usually have pamphlets (like on glee) or websites you can use. T ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Simpson
24 years experience Clinical Psychology
This site: Take a look at this organization for more information:http://teenmentalhealth.Org/.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Adams
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
See below: The society for adolescent health and medicine has a links page with many links by category ( www.Adolescenthealth.Org) as a starting point. The cdc a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Several are credible: To get him or her to opt in a teen might need to be introduced to multiple sites, and parents should check out sites also. The cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/ ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends: Depends on the drugs, the teen, and what the teen is going through in day to day life. Occasional cannabis use, as an example is not likely to greatly ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Where do you live?: I know here in virginia there are a few. Depends where you live really. Some places are out of the way, and others are in populated centers. Your loca ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
Specializes in Gynecology
Teen Health: Teen health will affect our entire life, not just middle years. Good diet will avoid the epidemic obesity in our country. Physical activity strengthen ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Epstein
38 years experience Pediatrics
A fair amount: Clearly, the health patterns and lifestyle choices we adopt in our teen years can have both a positive and negative impact towards your middle years h ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kale
29 years experience Occupational Medicine
Foot discomfort: They won't "mess up your life" but they can cause foot discomfort depending on their size and position. They can certainly make wearing certain types ... Read More
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