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Lana Bear
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Date Joined Jul 2010
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   Posted 7/8/2010 7:04 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone,
I had my appt with a new primary care physician yesterday.  I really liked him and he said my neurologist was very good.  That made me feel better.  He was impressed that I had kept my own medical file and started a pain journal.  He seems to think I have a good team of doctors around me.  He asked if my old doctor referred me to the neurologist.  I said nope, he refused to refer me and told me it was all in my head.  He had a look of disgust on his face.  I was able to see the neurologist without a referral because my insurance doesn't require one but I did get one from my chiropractor.  I have a new doc and I feel pretty good about him.

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   Posted 7/8/2010 8:37 AM (GMT -6)   
Hay Lana,

So good to hear that you found a good doctor. It makes our journey's a little easier when we have a doctor that we trust and like. So sorry to hear your last one told you it was all in your head. What a jerk! Keep us posted on your situation, maybe you will start getting some relief now. Take care.
Gentle Hugs,
Fibromyalgia, Chronic daily headaches, Migraine disorder (with and without aura), GERD, High blood pressure, Depression and Anxiety
Oxycontin, Flexeril as needed, Lopressor, Lexapro, Omeprazole, Clonazepam as needed, Promethazine as needed for nausea from migraines

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   Posted 7/8/2010 9:40 AM (GMT -6)   
Lana, I'm glad you like your doctor. It makes it easier to convey all your symptoms
and concerns to someone who actually believes you. It is great that you have a team
of doctors who really care. I know you must feel good knowing that they are all
working towards helping you feel better.

Hugs, Robin
Fibromyalgia, MCTD (Lupus, Scleroderma & RA) Raynaud's, Osteoporosis,
Osteoarthritis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Migraines, and Hypertension
Prescription Meds: Savella, Cyclobenzaprine, Methotrexate, Diltiazem, Boniva,
Folic Acid.  OTC Meds: Multi-vitamin. Vit, D, Vitamin B12 & calciim supplements

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Date Joined May 2010
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   Posted 7/8/2010 10:08 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Lana Bear, just wanted to congratulate you on finding a doctor that wants to help you. I have a great doctor too and it helps so much to know that he believes me.
Once again Im happy for you
Gentle Hugs
DX: Fibro, Gerds, COPD, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, High Blood Pressure, and Depression.
When I get where Im going dont cry for me down here. (Brad Paisley & Dolly Parton)

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