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Some of these make sense, but I think the docs would be shocked so see a patient walk in with a grocery bag full of medication and a shopping list of questions/concerns.

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The thing is the VA doctor has about 15-20 minutes for each patient. If they take up too much time on any one patient it gets their boss angry because you can imagine patients waiting two hours for an appointment. They complain, and if they are smart they put it in writing and send it up the chain. If you could see my VAMC in Tampa in January with standing room only you see why they rush you. I go there dodging wheelchairs and scooters. It is for the quick or the dead.

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I had a CAT Scan at the West Los Angeles VA hospital on Dec 13 2012 and haven't heard a thing from my VA Doctor. I complained about a pain in my left side under my rib cage and was sent for an ultra sound. I then recive an urgent call form my doctor and a nurse to schedule the CATscan. How long does it take to get results from a cat scan?

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You need to call your doctor or email them. They probably forgot about you.

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I had a CAT Scan at the West Los Angeles VA hospital on Dec 13 2012 and haven't heard a thing from my VA Doctor. I complained about a pain in my left side under my rib cage and was sent for an ultra sound. I then recive an urgent call form my doctor and a nurse to schedule the CATscan. How long does it take to get results from a cat scan?

When you have a question that is off topic -

START A NEW TOPIC.

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