Fast Five Quiz: Embarrassing Health Conditions

Elwyn C. Cabebe, MD


August 16, 2023

Patients often find coming to see clinicians difficult, even when they work hard to get appointments. Once they are in the room with the healthcare provider, describing symptoms can be a challenge. This is especially true for health issues that feel embarrassing or strange because patients often hope to hide these conditions. This is when understanding, empathy, and deep clinician knowledge become even more important than usual.

Are you aware of the most likely causes of some embarrassing symptoms for patients, including dark urine, hair loss in women, and bad breath? Test yourself with this quick quiz.


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