Have you ever been told that your symptoms or medical conditions caused by MD are due to stress?
I went to see a a Gastroenterologist for thefirst time yesterday. I’m always wary of seeing new doctors because I know there’s a strong possibility they won’t understand my condition. Although the doctor gave me some good advice, he also told me that my gastric issues are stress induced and could be prevented if I exercised and meditated more.
Would you choose a different doctor in my situation?
Yeah, that is pretty ordinary, I guess. I have Fukutin, as well as a bunch of other genetic stuff. I have to go to a health system which has very few doctors with any experience. When I see a 16 year old eighth grade grad posing as a MD, I shiver inside. After all, when there are only a few of us in the world, it is pretty unlikely he or she will ever meet another patient with Fukutin and Gelsolin and leukemia and anemia and hypoparathyroidism and all this other stuff. So I try to do everything I can to not rely too much on the docs. I trust OMIM and HPO and the rest of NIH.
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