A 17-year-old female asked:
I don't want mom to know i have sex. she wants to take me to the "lady doctor" before i go to college. will the doctor tell my my that i have sex?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Confidentiality: Your relationship with your doctor is covered by confidentiality. If you do not want your mother to know about sexual activity, indicate that to the doctor, who is bound not to reveal information to your mother.
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Last updated Aug 11, 2020
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