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Should I Have a Test to Diagnose My Health Problem?
Make sure you understand how any medical test will help you before you agree to it. For instance, the test results could change how your health problem needs to managed. The only good reason to do a test is because the benefits to you outweigh the risks and costs. No test can be done without your consent. For more information, see the topic Smart Decisions: Know Your Options.
Medical tests are expensive. If you need a test, do your part to make sure that you do not have to repeat it. The tips below can make a big difference:
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