Can Alzheimers be diagnosed to deny tests?

1 answer | Last updated: Sep 11, 2016
A fellow caregiver asked...

I was told without any test but a doctor's impression that I have Alzheimer's to deny any investigation into any other possible causes. How do I state my case for disagreeing when that label cuts me off from any further diagnosis and treatment?

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Caringdenise answered...

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