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Dr. Ira Katz
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Second Opinion (Overview)

A second opinion is where a patient seeks the advice of another physician after consulting with a doctor. If a patient is unsatisfied with a doctor's diagnosis or proposed treatment, a patient may seek out the opinion of another doctor to ensure that the diagnosis or treatment is correct.


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Do i need a second opinion?

Do i need a second opinion?

Possibly: If you have concerns about the first opinion, or something scares you about it, a second opinion can always be healpful. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
16 doctors shared insights

Second Opinion (Overview)

A second opinion is where a patient seeks the advice of another physician after consulting with a doctor. If a patient is unsatisfied with a doctor's diagnosis or proposed treatment, a patient may seek out the opinion of another doctor to ensure that the diagnosis or treatment is correct.


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Having a Healthy Second Trimester (Checklist)

Share your pregnancy news with friends, family, and coworkers
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Get your flu shot during flu season
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Monitor weight gain and focus on a healthy diet
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Schedule a dental visit to keep your pregnancy healthy
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How can someone get a second opinion for hodgkin's disease?

How can someone get a second opinion for hodgkin's disease?

See your family doc: To get a second opinion, start with your family doctor or internist. He or she should be able to help you arrange for the second opinion. ...Read more

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I have images of my mammogram and would like a second opinion. ?

I have images of my mammogram and would like a second opinion. ?

Post: The image or you could use the paid service with a radiologist for specific opinion and recommendations ...Read more

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Should I get a second opinion if I am told that II need a hysterectomy?

Won't hurt...: A second opinion is a good idea if you have concerns or are uncomfortable with the recommendation for a hysterectomy. Its a major surgery and its a good idea to be sure its necessary before proceeding. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What should I do if I am told that I need a hysterectomy? Second opinion?

What should I do if I am told that I need a hysterectomy? Second opinion?

Depends: If you have questions about your gynecologist's advice, a second opinion is never a bad idea. There may be alternatives to a hysterectomy which your gynecologist should discuss with you that may or may not be appropriate for you. There are also several different ways to perform hysterectomy (davinci minimally invasive, laparoscopic, vaginal, or abdominal) that should be considered. ...Read more

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Second opinion: is the average testicular volume different when measured by us versus other methods of measurement?

Second opinion: is the average testicular volume different when measured by us versus other methods of measurement?

testes size: Probalbly the most accurate method is by u/s, an orchidometer is not that accurate since there is scrotal tissue involved. ...Read more

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2nd opinon. What do you do when your current dr you are seeing does not help? You need a referral to get a second opinion .

Ask your doctor: Your physician should never resist your desire for more information about your condition, and should supply you with colleagues in your area who can give you a second opinion. We only want what is best for our patients, and personally, i frequently offer the opportunity to seek a second opinion in particularly difficult situations. ...Read more