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Discussion: You need a better Doctor

in: chitownclark; chitownclark > 2018-06-29

Jun 29, 2018 5:17 PM # 
Soupbone:
Why don’t you look around more and get 2nd opinions etc.
Better yet see doctors overseas who are not so American.
I hear what you are saying but there has to be someone who thinks your way somewhere in Chicago.
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Jun 29, 2018 5:49 PM # 
chitownclark:
Well according to the old saying, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." I think doctors today are so concerned about malpractice, that they overprescribe, so they don't have to answer a litigant's question "Why didn't you......." Better to do everything they can think of, and let the patient deal with the side-effects.

I had a pelvic CAT scan last month. The guy this morning wanted another next month. Really?
Jun 29, 2018 7:46 PM # 
matzah ball:
So many books and stories about this issue. yes, get several opinions and ask a lot of questions. Mis-diagnosis and overkill seem to abound.

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