A Great Doctor's Visit
Posted 08 December 2006 - 05:55 AM
Take Care everybody!
Posted 08 December 2006 - 06:30 AM
It sounds like you had a great doctor's visit and you have a rheumatologist who is willing to listen and work with you and not against you! That is half the battle. I am glad to hear he is in support of you going to John's Hopkins for more definitive diagnosis and for a treatment plan. I hope you hear from them soon. Please do keep us posted.
Posted 08 December 2006 - 06:48 AM
It is great when you can have a good Dr.s visit once in a while...its even nice to share a fellow forum members good Dr. visit! I will be curious to hear how your serology results come back and what the Dr. thinks.
In the meantime, try to stay warm...and thanks for the good news.
Posted 08 December 2006 - 10:50 AM
Posted 08 December 2006 - 06:00 PM
Thanks for the update! It's good to hear that you have such a supportive rheumatologist. Going to John Hopkins to get an opinion from people more specialized is a great idea and it's good that your rheumatologist is behind you on this. It's an indication that he'll be there in the future to help out.
It's hard to comment on your question about "a lot of involvement in the first few years" because every one is so different with these crazy autoimmune diseases. So it's best to just wait and see what JH has to say. Please keep us posted.
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