A 27-year-old female asked:
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i was diagnosed with pots last year. i don't understand why i can't get a referral to a neurologist. they have sent me to a cardiologist and electrophysiologist. since it's a malfunction of the autonomic nervous system, could i not benefit by seeing a neu

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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
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 condition or your symptoms are not related to POTS Talk to your Doctor what he/she suspect
Answered on Aug 20, 2017
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Diagnosed POTS.: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome is typically a cardiologic diagnosis.
Answered on Aug 20, 2017

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