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How do I explain the illness to family, close friends, and others? 

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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

This really depends on the specifics of ones situation, how much one wishes to discuss and the relationship with family members etc.
If this is an issue you doctor who knows you specifics may be able to help.

In brief: Depends

This really depends on the specifics of ones situation, how much one wishes to discuss and the relationship with family members etc.
If this is an issue you doctor who knows you specifics may be able to help.
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Which illness?

I guess it really doesn't matter. Honesty is always the best policy.
Just tell them straight up what you've got.

In brief: Which illness?

I guess it really doesn't matter. Honesty is always the best policy.
Just tell them straight up what you've got.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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