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Do I need a referral to see a neurologist

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Depends: This depends on your insurance plan, but usually referrals are needed in order to see a specialist. You should discuss your symptoms with your primary... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
? epilepsy: An abnormal eeg may be consistent with epilepsy, but could be present due to migraine headaches, prior head or neck injuries, and even medication effe... Read More
Dr. Christopher Wilson
Sleep Medicine 21 years experience
EEGs : Eegs record the electrical activity of the brain. In the outpatient settimg they are useful for diagnosing seizures and epilepsy and not much else oth... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 25 years experience
See below: For referrals, this depends on you insurance, but if you are under age, depending on your age (specific ages in states vary), any physician encounter ... Read More
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
See below: Most neurologists will take a referral. You can call their office and see if you can self refer. If you are 37 the parents will not be able to help.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jonker
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Consult a GP: It will be best to consult with a GP to assess what the possible cause of the pain could be. You can then be referred to the right type of specialist.... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology 38 years experience
You can take your hu: Husband to a psychologist. You can ask your family doctor for a referral.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
GP: Your GP would be in best position to offer a referral based on knowledge of your medical condition. No referrals can be offered on the free HealthTap ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 34 years experience
Wrong place to ask: You're wandering (and wondering) blindly. Your insurance carrier has policies for everything, probably including your situation. Check your insurer's ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Wrong place to ask: This public information site is USA based as are most of the docs who contribute answers. We are seen worldwide.We have no access to or information ab... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Could: The jarring from the running could aggrevate the headache. I would wait until she sees the neurologist before running.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
DiscussWithYourDocto: We can not advice you as we do not know why you were refered to Cardiologist and not Neurologst.May be your Doctor Suspects some underlying cardiac co... Read More

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