I have a Rheumetologist appointment on Monday 10/05, and it is my first time seeing a Rheumetologist. I am not sure what they will be asking, and what the appointment would be like, but I want to be prepared, so the doctor has a COMPLETE understanding of what I am going through, so that I do not waste ANOTHER $30 COPAY, and ANOTHER UNPAID DAY OFF WORK.
I have been experiencing JOINT PAIN in my hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders ankles and knees. I have been having BONE PAIN in arms, legs, fingers, and wrist. I have been having random MUSCLE PAIN, STIFFNESS AND CRAMPS in my feet, neck, shoulders, and upper back. THESE SYMPTOMS HAVE BEEN GOING ON FOR MONTHS WITH NO RELIEF.
I have seen 2 GP doctors, and numerous Urgent care " clinic" doctors. They all seem confused about what is going on with me, and the medicines prescribed have not been helping me at all. I really need this new doc to GET IT. So I can get some sort of medication or treatment that will make me FEEL BETTER. The pain is negetively affecting all aspects of my life. MY 2 KIDS CAN'T PLAY WITH MOMMY BECAUSE SHE ALWAYS HURTS! My husband is sick of doing "everything" . My Job is sick of me calling off, or arriving late.
I am assuming it's me not correctly explaining myself when i go.. maybe im nervous? or intimidated or I feel rushed in the office??
Please provide me with some ideas of how to get my point across to this docotor that I need some help. If you have any tips for these kind of appointments please let me know.
THANK YOU SO MUCH
- Mommy-in-pain :(
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