Although you hopefully like and trust your family doctor, sometimes it can be embarrassing to ask really personal questions. Yet keeping secrets could lead to worse health problems in the end.
It's also important to keep in mind that there's nothing you can say about your body that will shock or embarrass your doctor. Chances are, if something itches, hurts, smells, bleeds or doesn't feel normal, you need a doctor's help to get better. Talking to your doctor can not only get the problem treated but also calm your fears.
Here are 6 questions you might be too afraid to ask your doctor - and the answers you're seeking.