Sometimes they can get you in sooner if you explain the urgency...I suppose it just depends on if it falls on the right ears, but being persistent can help too. Although going to the ER may help as well. I know a few nurses suggested it to me before and I was able to see someone, GI specifically, immediately.
20 years old, Diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohn's and Colitis in May of 2008.
Currently taking: Prednisone 10 mg, pentasa 2 pills 4x a day, bentyl as needed, omeprazole in the morning, prenatal multivitamin, humira every other week, and Align probiotics prescribed by my GI.
Diet almost completely without refined sugars, wheat, flour, gluten, high lactose dairy, and/or junk food in general. bonniegriffith.blogspot.com/
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