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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 53 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
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Dr. Christopher Wilson
Sleep Medicine 22 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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 26 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
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 31 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.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Chiro is not medical: A chiropractor is not a medical doctor. It is better to see a physiatrist (also known as a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation doctor) or see an Orth... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology 39 years experience
You can take your hu: Husband to a psychologist. You can ask your family doctor for a referral.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 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
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 35 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
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 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
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
It means your doctor will call the second neurologist about your case this week and after the discussion, the second neurologist will decide when he w... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 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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