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      • Pakistan
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    • Join Date: Aug 2008
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    #1

    hello

    which one is correct

    doctor is following up on patient's complaint


    or

    doctor is following up on patient



    can you expalin the meaning of "follow up" "follow up on" and " follow up with"?

    thanks


    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    #2

    Re: hello

    The doctor is following up the patient's case. = He is looking further into the condition and its treatment.

    The doctor is following up [the treatment] with a new drug. = He is adding to the treatment after it is completed by adding a new element.

    The doctor followed up on the information he found about the condition. = He investigated the information.

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