A 46-year-old member asked:
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why is it hard to get personal medical records from hospitals?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
It should not be: Ask your doctor to help you out. You should not have any difficulty getting the records.
Answered on Jul 3, 2012

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