Troy, IL asked in Medical Malpractice for Illinois

Q: Can I sue a doctor for giving me a topical steroid that left me with stretchmarks/scars in my groin area?

He did not mention the side effects and they weren't on the cream tube.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An attorney would need more information to answer your question. Maybe the most logical place to start would be to discuss the matter with an Illinois medical malpractice attorney. It would hinge upon whether the doctor's conduct amounted to breach of a medical duty. That's something that would require review by a physician to determine, after review of your medical file and other factors, such as the medication's labeling. Most med mal attorneys offer free initial consults. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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