I went to a country dr. complaining with pain and burning in fingers, started swelling and pinky finger turning under dr. does x-ray and tells me that I have had both of my hands crushed and wants to know what my parents did to me. Not one thing, I answered and never had any broken bones. sends me home telling me to take tylenol and not to worry about arthritis would never have it. The pain and inflammation continued, saw another dr. in that office says thought i had rheumatoid,does all kinds of bloodwork and comes back positive rf , also very high sed rate. he sends me to a rheumatologist,to confirm with folow up appointment. In the mean time this dr leaves practice so I am stuck seeing the other one again , tells me that the plaquenil that i was given was not for arthritis and i was cured . needless to say I left that idiot, with four fingers on my right hand and three on my left , with atrophy. I found a fair dr who says he wishes there were a cure. For all the dumb doctors who don't believe that there is pain involved with RA I wish they could have it for a week. There would be a lot of changes in treatment.Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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