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Season 4 Episode 14: When Should I Get a 2nd Opinion?

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This week Mary and Alex discuss the reasons for and the process through which we might go about seeking a 2nd opinion. 1. To gather information, 2. Not comfortable with diagnosis, 3. Unsuccessful treatment

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Episode Highlights

  • Intro [0:13]

  • Welcome Back! [1:24]

  • Happy Birthday, Mary & George! [1:48]

  • Second opinions [2:20]

  • Negative stigma? [2:58]

  • Gathering more information [3:31]

  • Will’s 2nd opinion for pectus excavatum [4:31]

  • Alex’s 2nd opinion for IIH [7:13]

  • The Gift of Fear [12:04]

  • Treatment is unsuccessful [16:35]

  • Didn’t seek 2nd opinion [17:10]

  • Back injury [18:28]

  • No need to rush into decisions [23:31]

  • Sadie may enters [26:07]

  • Thanks for listening! [26:15]

Summary Keywords

Podcast, Spotify, Anchor, research, advocacy,pectus excavatum, Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, discectomy, 2nd opinion

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