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can doctors prescribe meds online and also take insurance online severe pain in lower back< muscle weakness, numbing of the leg.sciatica symptoms

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Dr. Joseph Weiner
41 years experience Psychiatry
No: A doctor needs to see you to examine you in person before any medication can be prescribed. Hope this answer helps.
Answered on Dec 29, 2016
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Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
No: Typically you need a face to face evaluation and determination regarding your issues. Controlled substances can only be hand signed at this time. Non-controlled substances/medications can be called into your pharmacy, but I recommend seeing a doctor to determine what is best for you.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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