The Gov't will be paying the bill. We have Provincial Health Care, whereby we present a card when we see the Dr., & there isn't any money exchanged.
For sure, I'll ask if whatever bloodtest she orders will be for Lyme and/or Lupus.
You also offer a good point in suggesting that I tell her that I have heard of people being diagnosed with Fibro when in fact they had Lyme or Lupus because the symptoms are so similar. As you said, she very likely will know what to do since she's board certified & also an Internist.
My GP did say that the MRI results mentioned arthritis in the spine, but he didn't say WHERE. I know for sure it's in an area of the cervical discs, but I won't know where or how bad 'til I get the copies of the MRI results myself. Likely, that won't happen for another week or so.
IF the Lyme and/or Lupus has been ruled out, but nobody has told me, I would find that very odd, especially if I wasn't told I was being tested for it. Surely my GP would have said something yesterday if that were the case.
lgG, lGM and lgA are all fine in the bloodwork. As mentioned previously, B12 levels are great. ESR & C-Reactive protein were fine as well. A/G Ratio, Gamma Globulin, Alpha 1 Globulin, Beta Globulin, Albumin Electrophoresis, Protein Electrophoresis, & Alpha 2 Globulin...all normal. I don't know if you understand all of this or not, but this is everything the Neurologist had tested in the bloodwork.
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