Contacting OB's office…am I being that annoying person?

posted 2 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 2
118 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2017

As a nurse, usually if there is a problem, they are more likely to call you than if everything is OK. Usually the physician signs off before the nurse calls with results (like a nurse can’t see if something is abnormal but whatever). As you know, offices can be busy. Unless you have a hx of gestational diabetes or other pre-disposing factors, I would try not to worry. If it was an abnormal test they would most assuredly get it to the doc and call you ASAP. In medicine no news is usually good news!

Post # 3
833 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Def keep calling!! Who cares if they think ur annoying! 

Post # 5
2680 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

I would call again, because if you don’t get an answer today you’ll be preoccupied all weekend!

Post # 6
138 posts
Blushing bee

I would call again. Especially if they say they would have results by now. 

Post # 7
583 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

When I worked in pathology I could look up results, but was not allowed to give anything out at all, I could just say whether we had the results or not yet, and no-one can give them out unless somebody qualified has authorised the result on the system.  So I’d say they have run the tests and they’re just waiting on someone to tick a box to say they can give the result out. If you called yesterday I’d say you’re fine to try again today. 

Post # 8
1049 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: City, State

Nope, call again. They should be calling you either way since you’ve already called again. Once per day is pretty reasonable.

Post # 10
1023 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

lula0508 :  My OB’s office is the same. The nurse cannot provide me with the results until the dr has signed off on it. Typically if the dr hasn’t signed off on it that means he/she hasn’t reviwewed the results yet. Since you’ve called twice inquiring I hope they place it on your OB’s desk and get a timely response.

Post # 11
1601 posts
Bumble bee

Don’t feel bad about calling. Doctors offices can get very busy and they could have forgot or the nurse forgot to give it to the doctor. I’m sorry you have to wait until Monday. Hopefully they will call you after they close today and have some time to catch up. Good luck. 

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