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What does my first visit to a neurologist include?

Your first visit to a neurologist can include imaging tests, such as X-rays or MRIs, questions about your medical history and a neurological examination.

During your first visit to a neurologist, please remember to carry with you previous test results such as X-rays, MRI scan reports or blood test results if available.

The neurologist will ask questions regarding your medical history and medications. A neurological examination will be performed, and the findings will be explained to you.

Further testing will be advised if needed followed by the discussion about an appropriate treatment plan.

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