A 27-year-old female asked:
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if your 18, is it true that doctors are legally not allowed to share patient information ? even not tell parents?

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Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Depends: It depends on the circumstances and state laws. In most cases, your confidentiality is respected. However, exceptions generally include emergencies and risk for suicidality or homicidality. http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/std/docs/Adolescent_Confidentiality_Toolkit.pdf
Answered on Dec 23, 2014
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