A 39-year-old member asked:
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can you tell me is it okay to go against your doctors medication advice?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Better idea: No physician knows everything or is guaranteed 100% error-free. If compliance seems wrong to you, ask for a second opinion or share your concerns with your prescriber.
Answered on Feb 13, 2014
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
I totally agree about the second opinion but would only add that if at the end you decide not to follow his/her advise (which IS your God given right), I hope you are willing to accept the consequences of your choice. These times people are too willing to blame others for what they choose to do. No disrespect intended, I'm not implying you would.
Feb 13, 2014

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