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do gp's in england need to know every type of problem/condition and all their symptoms and what medication you need to prescribe them?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No: No doctor in the world knows of every condition, as there are too many different conditions and even more ways each condition can show up in people. Doctors are skilled in treating the more common conditions in their areas of practice, and are also good at identifying the features of less common conditions, so they can know when to refer patients to other doctors for help.

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