Sometimes it’s a good idea to bring a close friend or relative with you to a doctor’s appointment. They can provide support and another perspective. But not always.

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I’m a urologist, and I have discovered there are times when my patients have regretted bringing someone with them.

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Dr. Marcos Del Rosario Santiago

Urologist in the Mexican Navy & member of the American Urological Association. Bylines: Washington Post, PBS Next Avenue, Independent UK & Healthline.

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