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Male patients often lie to their physicians: What doctors can do
 

Male patients often lie to their physicians: What doctors can do

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Many male patients withhold information or lie to their doctors to present themselves in a positive light, unknowingly sabotaging their health outcomes in the process. Doctors are in a position to help patients understand the importance of a clear medical history in the process of diagnosis and treatment, and the dangers of withholding information.
 
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31 Jan 2017 - General
 
Maybe at times we couldn't really blame men or also women to hide what they really feel especially when the concern is about private parts and makes them feel embarassed having such condition. However what doctors could advice to their patients could be, (1) make their patients feel how truthful and trustful doctors they can be, wherein whatever data is being given, it will be kept confidential. (2) encourage verbalization and choosing the right words. Being therapeutic in a way can be very ...
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