When You Visit Your Doctor

Published: September, 2005

We know how helpful it is to have "when you visit your doctor" questions handy at your medical appointments. Here at Harvard Health Publishing, we have prepared these additional sets of questions you can print out and take with you so you'll know what to discuss with your doctor. Here are some of the topics available to help you partner with your doctor to get the best medical care: Parkinson'’s disease, cataracts, gallstones, pregnancy, and many more.


After Hodgkin's Disease Treatment

Acoustic neuroma

After a Heart Attack

Bell's Palsy

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia — BPH (or Enlarged Prostate)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Colonic Polyps

Crohn's Disease

Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

Erectile Dysfunction (or Impotence)


Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Hearing Loss

Heart Block

Hodgkin's Disease (follow-up)

Inguinal Hernia


Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irregular Menstrual Periods

Lactose Intolerance

Macular Degeneration

Mitral Valve Prolapse

Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Sclerosis


Parkinson's Disease

Peptic Ulcer

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

Pregnancy: 1st trimester

Pregnancy: 2nd trimester

Pregnancy: 3rd trimester


Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections



Spinal Stenosis



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