Watergate & Burke Allergy & Asthma Centers

Watergate: 202-342-1984
Burke: 703-425-8616

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Prepare for Your Appointment

You've scheduled your visit, now what? From important questions to a full appointment checklist, here's where you'll find everything you need to prepare for your next office visit.

Prepare for Appointment Watergate & Burke Allergy & Asthma

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BEFORE your appointment

  • Gather documents to bring to your doctor's visit:

    • Copies of any tests, x-rays, or medical histories relating to your medical problem.

    • A list of all current medications taken on a regular basis, including over-the-counter and herbal medications.

    Registration & Allergy Forms (click here)

  • Review any special directions from your doctor about diet or medication restrictions prior to your appointment.

  • Ask friends or relatives to accompany you if you wish. Depending on the type of appointment you have, you may need someone to take you home.

  • To make the most of your appointment, be sure to ask your doctor any questions or express any concerns you have.

 

AFTER your appointment

  • If you need to see another doctor, we will make every effort to schedule additional tests and consultations at the earliest available time.

  • If you need to be hospitalized, we will coordinate admittance arrangements and provide the hospital with information prior to your arrival.

Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the disease or condition?
  • How serious is my disease or condition and how will it affect my life?
  • What is the short-term and long-term prognosis for my disease or condition?
  • What caused the disease or condition?
  • Is there more than one disease or condition that could be causing my symptoms?
  • What symptoms should I watch for?
  • Can I be tested for a disease or condition, and what will these tests tell me?
  • What tests will be involved in diagnosing my disease or condition?
  • How safe and accurate are the tests?
  • When will I know the test's results?
  • Will I need more medical tests?
  • Will I need a follow-up visit and when?
  • How is the disease or condition treated?

Center Locations

Watergate Allergy & Asthma Center

Watergate Office Building
2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Suite 508
Washington, D.C. 20037
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Burke Allergy & Asthma Center

Burke Village Shopping Center
9520 Burke Road
Burke, Virginia 22015
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