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I'm really busy a lot at wk and my son is 17 and drives. Can he take himself to the doctor when he's sick home from school? And use our insurance ?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Depends
Most 17 year olds have temporary illnesses that will spontaneously clear with time and reasonable supportive care.
If your son has a problem requiring a doctor visit than you will likely want to accompany him to find out and give assistance. You might want to call your doctor and see what he/she thinks about the need for an office visit.

In brief: Depends
Most 17 year olds have temporary illnesses that will spontaneously clear with time and reasonable supportive care.
If your son has a problem requiring a doctor visit than you will likely want to accompany him to find out and give assistance. You might want to call your doctor and see what he/she thinks about the need for an office visit.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Depends
Most 17 year olds have temporary illnesses that will spontaneously clear with time and reasonable supportive care.
If your son has a problem requiring a doctor visit than you will likely want to accompany him to find out and give assistance. You might want to call your doctor and see what he/she thinks about the need for an office visit.

In brief: Depends
Most 17 year olds have temporary illnesses that will spontaneously clear with time and reasonable supportive care.
If your son has a problem requiring a doctor visit than you will likely want to accompany him to find out and give assistance. You might want to call your doctor and see what he/she thinks about the need for an office visit.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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