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why would a doctor ask a patient about past medical history of depression, asthma, hiatal hernia, and migraine?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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ROS: A comprehensive review of systems is often part of a visit with a doctor. It helps to understand more about the patient.

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