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Why don't men like to talk about ladies' medical issues?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Lack of perspective

Regardless of gender, physicians typically only talk about issues for which we have a solution, eg prescription or surgery.
After all, we don't want to open pandora's box by asking about something we can't fix. Along those lines, men often lack perspective on women's health so we're less likely to ask. But it's important to research how an intervention affects women which may not be same as men.

In brief: Lack of perspective

Regardless of gender, physicians typically only talk about issues for which we have a solution, eg prescription or surgery.
After all, we don't want to open pandora's box by asking about something we can't fix. Along those lines, men often lack perspective on women's health so we're less likely to ask. But it's important to research how an intervention affects women which may not be same as men.
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