I really like my specialist, she is the head of the GI department at Emory. I respect her and I trust her. However, the meds we have tried are not working and I want to try other things. How do I tell her without damaging our Dr/patient relationship?
It isn't that I am not confident in her ability, but I want to see some results, darn it! If what we have been doing in the past isn't working, it seems like madness to continue doing the same things in hopes the results will be different.
*of note, I had surgery to remove 6" of my left side colon in May, and I do feel I am still adjusting to the body changes.
I have the ability of single-minded determination and accurate project focu....Hey, look, a cat!
Crohn's and UC are pretty darn crappy, but if you can't laugh at yourself, you'll cry.
I'd much rather laugh.
2001 Dx'd with UC. No remission. 5/2008 surgery, removal of 6" of left side colon. Dx changed to Crohn's. Remission for 8-9wks after surgery, symptoms returning after resuming 6MP.