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Postby mozieuk » Tue Nov 03, 2009 9:46 pm

:wave: I am new to this site and really need to have to moan. Sorry!I recently moved to North Yorkshire and in addition to Fibo i also have Addisons disease. i have been very patient with my Dr to date (5 visits so far) but have now lost the plot. My Addisons(which can be life threatening and has me on daily steriods) and is similar to Diabetis does not compute with him since he believes that all of my problems stem from the Fibo which in turn stems from coming from a broken home.Luckily i come from a very close family so my mum and i had a laugh at this suggestions. Apparently i need a sunny outlook on life to cure all my pains. The fact that i am a single parent with 2 children, numerous pets and a full time job does not compute. He has decicde he knows me so well that if i make funny faces in the morning this will help with the pain and give me a sunny outlook. As a side line i am known as being a most tolerant and laid back person( comments from friends and collegues over the years). i am fairly new to Fibo and do struggle at times, walking sticks a wheelchair and quite severe incontinence does not make life easy but there are people worse off and my family really do make it all better but to have some jumped up GP telling me its all in my head does make my blood boil. :yikes: How do you all Cope and do i just have a bad GP. Looking on the bright side my job means that i may have to move again in 3 years so not long to put up with him.
Thanks for reading my moan and suggestions greatly recieved. :needhug:
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Postby pinksandblues » Wed Nov 04, 2009 6:48 am

Hi the Neuro consultant told me that maybe if i were to wear more make up then he was sure id feel much better :?: :?: :?: like a new eyeshadows gonna make the world of difference :!: :banghead: :banghead: wendy :)
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Postby furrytomato » Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:27 pm

Hi sorry to hear you are having such a bad time with your gp.
Is there another doctor at your surgery that you could see? Because your current one sounds like a dinosaur lol

This is the best hug I can give you from here :hugs:

I hope things improve for you xx furry xx
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Re: Doctor

Postby LinzWorld » Thu Nov 05, 2009 10:05 am

Please get a new GP and make sure you get a referral to the specialists (endocrinologist?) you need to help you manage the Addisons.
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Re: Doctor

Postby gillshutt » Thu Nov 05, 2009 12:03 pm

I agree with Linz, you need to find someone who is going to help you not do nothing and come up with psychobabble about which he knows nothing either :evil:
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Postby shazq » Thu Nov 05, 2009 2:04 pm

I agree with the others, find another GP that understands fibro.
Hope you get some answers soon. :hugs:
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Re: Doctor

Postby Mr.A » Sun Nov 08, 2009 12:28 am

Damn those "sunny outlook", "all you need is a Placebo", assholes.

As for the lady who was told "wear more make up" would be a treatment, you have my deepest sympathy if that's the best professional medical advice you can get. To think (assuming it was the NHS) that person recieves tax money to preach such bullsh!t inadaquate (and I dare say insulting) advice.

Well, it's all insulting since it's patronising, but the make-up thing - :banghead:
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Re: Doctor

Postby lynnedb » Wed Nov 11, 2009 4:22 pm

hi mozieuk
I am so sorry about your gp experience, I've only recently learnt that as a result of our lowered (too many to list) everything, the advice or not we receive can have a more profound effect on us than non fibros (also folks with depression - no doubt other conditions too). We are a lot more sensitive etc etc, and sadly we need the right help even more. Defo change your gp, and I would complain too, apart from everything else - how disrespectful

Re your Addisons. Our dog has this, please don't take it as an insult, linking you to our dog :P . Anyway, because of this I understand how serious it is, blimey our vet takes it more seriously than your gp :shock:

Please see someone else (gp) if you can, you don't have to put up with 2nd class treatment from enyone. would also recommend a support group if there is one near you. Meanwhile sending you :hugs:
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