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A 47-year-old female asked:

how do i get a dr to look at mri imaging i have on file ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Try our other forum: This is the free, informational service. Questions and answers here are public, and neither medical care nor prescriptions are provided. Perhaps you want a private consultation with a doctor via HealthTap's premium services, such as their virtual consultations. For an MRI opinion, ask for Radiology or for the specialist for the part of the body that the MRI scanned, but not for Primary Care.
Dr. Jeffrey Gross
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Part of normal eval: You should not have to ask. A diligent doctor will not only take your complete history, exam you thoroughly, but also review all of your labs and tests. It helps if you bring the CD of the images to your visit!

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