I have had many unpleasant experiences with doctors pre and post diagnosis I changed doctors as after 5 years of complaining about reaccuring symptoms one doctor me aggressive and implied I was moaning over imaginary symptoms I Went to see my doctor after 2 weeks of trying to get in to see him my mother came with me I sat down after having been sick for two weeks aching poor balance and losing over a stone in weight so I weighed in at 7 stone 6 ibs I told him I literally felt like I was dying… read more
Oh my god! That is absolutely shocking! Did you report the doctor? He should not be speaking to you that way they are suppose to be there to help you, I know how you feel Hun I was told it was all in my head, it makes you feel so down and drained because people can't see or understand just how we feel
You are not a lost cause, your doctor is. His attitude is very common in the medical community. That is changing (slowly) as more is learned about chronic pain. You need to find a doctor who specializes in treating fibromyalgia and/or chronic pain. There are many options for treatment. You just need to find a doctor with experience in treating your issues, and don't be afraid to ask up front if they have that experience.
tell him to find a better job , he is not a Dr . if he can not listen and help his patients , tell him to screw off. Don't let those kind of people get you down you know what is happening with you and your not making it up . find a different Dr until you find one you like. If he would have said that to me I would have gotten in his face.
@GraceTaylor and the young girl who had the problem with her doctor. OMG - - I know the feeling. They make you feel like a second-class-citizen. I've worked for doctors all my career - - never would any of my doctor's talk to a patient like that. I had that same problem when I first came down with this dreaded disease. I would feel sick knowing I had to go to him. I finally made up my mind (God helped me) to make an appointmentt with the Pain Management Clinic - - all they deal in is managing pain.
I feel like a brand new person. I have a Pain Patch that I change ever 7th day and after the hell on earth I went through I feel like I died and found Heaven. I am so grateful to have changed to the Pain Management Clinic.
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