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Forum Name: Gynecology
|Curious2005 - Sat Sep 17, 2005 1:51 pm||
I WANT TO GO SEE MY PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN TO MAKE SURE I AM OKAY FROM HEAD TO TOE.I WANT MY HORMONE LEVELS CHECKED,BLOOD WORK,PAP TEST,HIV/STD.I WANT THE WHOLE WORKS DONE ON ME.IS THERE A WAY I CAN ASK FOR THESE THINGS INSTEAD OF LISTING ONE BY ONE WHAT I WANT TO GET CHECKED OUT?IF THEY DRAW BLOOD FROM ME WOULD THEY DETECT AND STD OR HIV OR ANYTHING AND LET ME KNOW EVEN THOUGH I DIDN'T REALLY ASK SPECIFICALLY?OR IF THEY DO A URINE TEST AND DETECT SOMETHING OTHER THAN WHAT THEY ARE LOOKING FOR,WOULD THEY NOTIFY ME,OR WOULD THEY EVEN LOOK FOR OTHER THINGS EVEN THOUGH I DIDN'T MENTION TO THEM TO LOOK FOR IT?
|Theresa Jones, RN - Sun Sep 18, 2005 7:02 am||
When you make you appointment, inform them that you would like a complete physical to include general labwork as well as testing for any STD's. This should enable them to create a visit that would permit enough time to do everything that you require.
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