Just one food item on the menu? Only one dress in the store? You expect to have options everywhere else in life. Why not your health care?
You might not think to ask why your doctor recommends a certain treatment or if other options are available. But every patient is different. When it comes to medical tests and treatments, you deserve to know your options.
Whether you just got sick or you’ve been receiving care for a long time, ask your doctor about treatment options. The answers you get may help improve your health care and your quality of life.
This site has tips to help you talk with your doctor. Because knowing your options is the best option.