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What are tips for scheduling a last-minute doctor's appointment?

Last-minute appointments are usually reserved for people with an urgent medical need. This usually means a fever or symptoms that start suddenly. Try not to have complaints about many things that have been going on for a long time without any changes when you go to a last-minute appointment. Also, do not wait until you run out or almost run out of your medications to make a last-minute appointment for a refill.

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