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Physical Exam Without an Exam?

I just went to a new primary care doctor for my first visit and physical exam there. The only thing is the doctor didn’t examine me at all. He asked me about my medications and why I was on them and that was it. He didn’t examine me in any way at all. He just talked to me and that was it. He knew it was my first visit and I was there for a physical exam. Is that normal? Any input is appreciated. Thanks!
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You are not alone, doctors may try this to make you seem healthier on their report than you are and could LIE about what you told them where ever you go. Are you in a job, or out for a disability? If you are not working because of any disability, you are entitled to report the doctor and get a full examination from another. Cases like these, if taken to the right people in time, will be taken seriously. I would wait to recieve your medical report and if there are any misleading or untruthful words in there, don't hesitate to bring it forward to the big boss straight away. I and my family have had numerous encounters with 'bad' doctors like this one for different medical reasons. Do your research into it so you have a case on him incase he decides to twist the truth.

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363281 tn?1643235611
Absolutely not normal, that is very unprofessional and I would not go back.

As Caregive said, the very minimum should be vitals, and a full blood work panel. That is disgraceful.
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144586 tn?1284666164
The so-called "examination" you received is neither normal nor acceptable.

As the very minimum, besides vitals, a full set of blood should have been taken.
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