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Second Opinion (Definition)
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.
Sure.: You can consult with any of our doctors, go over symptoms, upload test results - whatever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ASK: Ask your consulting doctor (pcp or consultant) if they can recommend someone for second opinion. Do it in a non-threatening way. A good doctor would welcome someone to back them up on what they have told your or to correct them if their opinion is "wrong". There are times when there is just disagreement. Sometimes a 3rd or more opinion is needed. ...Read more
More info: You did not describe what your problen is.More testing for what? ...Read more
What isAlpha-1, and what to do? My husband was told today he have it.
I am thinking about second opinion , plz , tell me Dr, what would you do ?
See a pulmonologist: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin deficiency is a genetically transmitted disease affecting other organs, but primarily the lung. It has a higher than normal risk of declining lung function, especially if he is a smoker. For best management, he should see a pulmonologist for reccommendations ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2nd. opinion: If unsure & for peace of might, u certainly could. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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