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So,my Doctor office called me this afternoon with my results from yesterday...checking my thyroid again. The medical asistant told me I was "borderline" and my Dr wants to repeat bloodwork in three monthes. I'm not happy with that...not at all! I mean...basically I feel like she was telling me..."maybe something is wrong,but who knows...we'll wait and let you suffer for 3 more monthes...you know,thru the heat of summer....and by then,after you have heat stroke *maybe* we will learn something" I mean COME ON!
Soooooo,knowing how heat affects me and my MS. I decided to call my neurologist-whom I wasnt suppose to see until June 12th. When I called,I explained about having the bloodwork(which he requested because I told him how hot I am all the time) and what the results were. I told them that my face has been going numb all week because of the heat and it's only going to get worse if I cant figure out WHY I am getting so hot. I mean,how can I change anything,when I dont understand why it is happening. Soooo...needless to say,I have a new appointment on May 17th. They want my blood results faxed over and said we will "trouble shoot" at my appointment.
At least they are trying!
__________________ Nichole,Mommy to Emily and Ryan
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Sometimes the problem isn't to be found in bloodwork. ARGH! Doctors can be so frustrating when they won't listen. I am so glad your neuro listened and got you an earlier appt. Maybe he can give you some tips/advice/ideas then. That's still 2 weeks away, but at least it's not 3 months!!!!!