Do you lie to your doctor?

Many patients admit that they lie to their doctor.  In fact, about 30% of patients say that they don’t tell their doctor the complete truth.

What do they lie about?

38% of lies were about following the doctor’s orders, such taking prescribed medicine every day.

32% of the lies were about diet.

22% of the lies were about smoking.

17% of the lies were about sexual practices.

16% of the lies were about alcohol use.

12% of the lies were about recreational drug use.

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