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i really hate this
white_tiger31 posted:
when i went to the dr yesterday she took my blood well they called today and said i need to make an appt to see the dr i was like why she sai cause my bloodwork was abnormal and i was like well whats wrong and shes like i cant tell you the dr has to tell you and of course this being a friday i have to wait till monday ugh this is very irratating my mom was like if its something serious they would have called you up there or sent you to the hospital but thats not the point i want to know whats wrong now not in 2 days this is like the 2nd time they have done this

appyannie responded:
Have them put a note in your file not to call you on Fridays or have them send the results to the doctor and let the doctor's office call you and you can set up the appointment right when you are notified.

mommaange1 responded:
Try to hold out until monday and dont drive yourself crazy. I am sure that if the news was life threatening or at the least very serious, they would have brought you in right away. My guess is that the new is not too serious if they are waiting to see you. Take care of yourself until you hear. I hope it is just a minor glitch
jselleck replied to mommaange1's response:
I feel your pain sister. I got the same type call yesterday, and since my hubbie had the cell I'm waiting til monday too. I try not to let it get me down. My point of view is if it was horrible they would have told me to call firiday. But I agree with you. Having to wait for test results suck!! big time. Hope you're doing better today. Just remember misery loves company.
maddie8415 responded:
eek, that would bother me too!! But I'm with the others, if it's something serious they would have been more urgent.
keithsmom1 responded:
Blood tests are used to monitor the level of medication in your bloodstream. I'm sure it's nothing to worry about except that you need to see the doctor so he/she can adjust or change your medication. If it was a real emergency of any sort I'm sure they would have asked for you to come back immediately. I know it drives you crazy especially when a nurse or office worker says they can't discuss anything with you and that you have to wait for the doctor. That has to do with the states privacy act where your health condition cannot be discussed with anyone but your doctor (I just got my Certified Nurse's Aid Certificate) and for them to do so would be in violation of that law and could cost them their job. I'm sure that at one time you were given a statement to sign but probably never read that gave you information about your privacy rights. You may have even been given that form to sign when you went for the blood test. Take a deep breath, have a Happy Mother's Day and tomorrow will be here soon.

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