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Parents and Family Q&A
Even if you don't always get along, most parents are supportive and understanding when they know what's going on.
Find out how to start the conversation
Doctors recommend that we start getting involved in our medical care during our teens. It helps us be prepared to handle things as adults. And it can feel easier to share personal problems when it's just you and the doctor.
Here are 6 tips for getting there
Call before your appointment and ask if your doctor will talk to you alone. Then let the doctor take the lead and tell your parents. If you can't call ahead, tell the nurse that checks you into a room.