Consider writing out what you want to tell the GP before you go. Then, when you feel uncertain about
stating your needs during the visit, you can just read your statement to him/her. It's easy to get overwhelmed and intimidated in the doctor's office, especially if you feel your practitioner doesn't really care about
you and when you're feeling bad. Having what you want to say or ask written down can help you get it out.
Left-sided UC diagnosed 2001. Taking Colazal and Imuran, Remicade infusions and moving into remission. Finally off steroids after four years!
Now in remission for almost two years. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
"If you spend your time second-guessing your past decisions, you'll never have time to enjoy today."