doctors_visit_inside_2.jpgHow should you prepare yourself for a visit to the doctor? Knowing what to do ensures that you get the best possible medical attention and care. And while it's normal to be nervous, being prepared means that you don't forget to ask questions concerning whatever medical condition you may have. Remember, your health--and life--is on the line, so you have the right to be informed of the options before you make any decisions about your health.

Read on to find out how you should prepare for your next doctor's visit.

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(First published in Good Housekeeping Magazine, Good Health section as "Health Check" in July 2005"; adapted for use in Female Network. Photo by kokopinto via Flickr Creative Commons)

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