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If you go to the ER will you be referred to a speciailist?
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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sometimes
Depending on what the problem is, you might be referred to a specialist, to a primary care doctor, or the er doctor him/herself might be able to address the issue.
If this is about a non-urgent issue, you may be better off seeing your primary care doctor, who prob knows you better, which will help your tx. If this is an emergent issue, then the er is the place to go.

In brief: Sometimes
Depending on what the problem is, you might be referred to a specialist, to a primary care doctor, or the er doctor him/herself might be able to address the issue.
If this is about a non-urgent issue, you may be better off seeing your primary care doctor, who prob knows you better, which will help your tx. If this is an emergent issue, then the er is the place to go.
Dr. Christopher Dowd
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Dr. John Rowlett
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Maybe
It really depends on your problem; many problems will be handled by primary care physicians.

In brief: Maybe
It really depends on your problem; many problems will be handled by primary care physicians.
Dr. John Rowlett
Dr. John Rowlett
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