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Asking questions is key to good communication with your doctor. If you don't ask questions, he or she may assume you already know the answer or that you. If you have high cholesterol, here are questions from WebMD you might consider asking your doctor. WebMD provides a list of important questions to ask your doctor about genital herpes if you have just been diagnosed, are living with outbreaks.