A 37-year-old female asked:
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how often should blood work and xrays be done? for rheumatoid arthritis. i feel like my doc is ordering excessive labs and xrays.

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Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I can not answer--: -this 4 U. I assume U R Cing a rheumatologist. Confront him about this in a sweet & gentle way so as not 2 offend. Make it casual. Some MD'S R sensitive & so try not 2 make it an attack on judgment buy more in a curious manner. It is Ur right 2 know.
Answered on Oct 28, 2014
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