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Decision Points are designed to guide you through key health decisions, combining medical information with your personal information to make a wise health decision. Click on a link below to learn more about medicines for your condition:

Acne: Should I Take Isotretinoin for Severe Acne?
ADHD: Should My Child Take Medicine for ADHD?
Allergies: Should I Take Allergy Shots?
Allergies: Should I Take Shots for Insect Sting Allergies?
Alzheimer's Disease: Should I Take Medicines?
Aspirin: Should I Take Daily Aspirin to Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke?
Atrial Fibrillation: Should I Take an Anticoagulant to Prevent Stroke?
Atrial Fibrillation: Which Anticoagulant Should I Take To Prevent Stroke?
Basal Cell Skin Cancer: Should I Have Surgery or Use Medicated Cream?
Bed-Wetting: Should I Do Something About My Child's Bed-Wetting?
Breast Cancer: Should I Have Chemotherapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer?
Bronchitis: Should I Take Antibiotics?
Depression: Should I Stop Taking My Antidepressant?
Depression: Should I Take an Antidepressant?
Depression: Should I Take Antidepressants While I'm Pregnant?
Depression: Should My Child Take Medicine to Treat Depression?
Diabetes, Type 2: Should I Take Insulin?
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding: Should I Use Hormone Therapy?
Ear Infection: Should I Give My Child Antibiotics?
Ear Problems: Should My Child Be Treated for Fluid Buildup in the Middle Ear?
Endometriosis: Should I Use Hormone Therapy?
Enlarged Prostate: Should I Take Medicine?
Erection Problems: Should I Take Medicine?
Erection Problems: Should I Try Injection Treatments?
Flu Vaccines: Should I Get a Flu Vaccine?
Flu: Should I Take Antiviral Medicine?
GERD: Which Treatment Should I Use?
Hair Loss: Should I Take Medicine to Regrow Hair?
Headaches: Should I Take Medicine to Prevent Migraines?
Headaches: Should I Take Prescription Medicine for Tension Headaches?
Hepatitis B: Should I Take Antiviral Medicine for Chronic Hepatitis B?
Hepatitis C: Should I Take Antiviral Medicine?
High Blood Pressure: Should I Take Medicine?
HIV: Should I Start Taking Antiretroviral Medicines for HIV Infection?
HPV: Should I Get the Vaccine?
HPV: Should My Child Get the Vaccine?
Hyperthyroidism: Should I Use Antithyroid Medicine or Radioactive Iodine?
Hysterectomy and Oophorectomy: Should I Use Estrogen Therapy (ET)?
Infertility: Should I Have Treatment?
Insomnia: Should I Take Sleeping Pills?
Menopause: Should I Use Hormone Therapy (HT)?
Miscarriage: Should I Have Treatment to Complete a Miscarriage?
Multiple Sclerosis: Should I Start Taking Medicines for MS?
Nail Infection: Should I Take Antifungal Pills?
Obesity: Should I Take Weight-Loss Medicine?
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Should I Take Medicine for OCD?
Osteoporosis: Should I Take Bisphosphonate Medicines?
Panic Disorder: Should I Take Medicine?
PMS: Should I Try an SSRI Medicine for My Symptoms?
Prediabetes: Which Treatment Should I Use?
Pregnancy: Should I Have an Epidural During Childbirth?
Prostate Cancer: Should I Have Radiation or Surgery for Localized Prostate Cancer?
Quitting Smoking: Should I Use Medicine?
Shingles: Should I Get a Shot to Prevent Shingles?
Sinusitis: Should I Take Antibiotics?
Sore Throat: Should I Take Antibiotics?
Statins: Should I Take Them?
Uterine Fibroids: Should I Use GnRH-a Therapy?
Vaginal Yeast Infection: Should I Treat It Myself?
Warts: Should I Treat Warts?
Weight Management: Should I Use Over-the-Counter Diet Aids?
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By: Healthwise Staff Current as of: January 23, 2014
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

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