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Getting Health Care

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You should stay in touch with your doctor

When you stay healthy, you feel happier. When you stay healthy, you might be able to take care of yourself without help, or maybe with just a little help from a caregiver or helper. To stay healthy, and not get a pressure ulcer (which is what a doctor or nurse calls a pressure sore or bedsore), stay in touch with your doctor. But sometimes it can be hard to go to a doctor.

Here are some reasons it might be hard to see a doctor when you need one, and some ideas that might help you.