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Gyn cancer. Do dr's "really" listen to pt symptoms or presume all is ok based on prior research?
8 doctors weighed in

Danielle Jones
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on people
Whether or not a patient feels his physician listens to his symptoms is dependent upon the personalities, time constraints, and natures of the individual doctor and the particular patient.
If one feels his physician is not meeting his needs or not listening to him, it might be time to get an appointment with another physician or physicians, to experience different doctor-patient interactions.

In brief: Depends on people
Whether or not a patient feels his physician listens to his symptoms is dependent upon the personalities, time constraints, and natures of the individual doctor and the particular patient.
If one feels his physician is not meeting his needs or not listening to him, it might be time to get an appointment with another physician or physicians, to experience different doctor-patient interactions.
Danielle Jones
Danielle Jones
Answer assisted by Danielle Jones, Medical Student
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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on the Dr.
Doctors are trained to listen to their patient, complete a physical exam, review the proper laboratory tests, and then make a judgment based on evidence combined with their prior knowledge of disease.
If you don't feel like your doctor is listening to you, you should find a new one.

In brief: Depends on the Dr.
Doctors are trained to listen to their patient, complete a physical exam, review the proper laboratory tests, and then make a judgment based on evidence combined with their prior knowledge of disease.
If you don't feel like your doctor is listening to you, you should find a new one.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
Answer assisted by Marianne Di Napoli, Medical Student
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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If your doctor doesnt listen, find another. There are doctors who dont listen but plenty who do.

In brief: Yes
If your doctor doesnt listen, find another. There are doctors who dont listen but plenty who do.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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