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A 32-year-old male asked:

How can you be sure of a diagnosis when doctors (ranked top of their field) give different diagnoses? as a patient i am already worried and stressed and just want to know whats wrong. especially hard when some diagnoses are very serious?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Understandable: Your situation is not as uncommon as it should be and it is the unfortunate effect of the ever increasing complexity of medicine. Keeping your primary care doc in the picture may help in reconciling mixed or conflicting messages from different specialists and staying focused on realistic goals.

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