During your medical exam, your doctor may ask you questions about
alcohol, cigarettes, and drug use.
Your doctor may begin by asking about legal and accepted drugs, such
as tobacco and caffeine. He or she then may ask about alcohol and
over-the-counter and prescription drugs. And then your doctor may ask you about
Some questions might include:
Your doctor also may ask you how you feel about drug use:
Your doctor may ask questions about problems at work or with the law
or loved ones. For example:
January 5, 2012
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
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