... Doctors like that are VERY hard to find.....I don't see he did anything inappropriate, he only tried to help. He is also "outside" the loop of family friends, so a safe sounding board....
It sounds to me like he has either had someone close to him abused, or himself. I wish my sister in law had someone like that years ago....she was verbally and physically abused for a... (9 replies)
... Well I had my last appt with this Doctor a few months ago. I came out and asked him if it would be okay to send him a letter once in awhile to let him know of my progress. ... (9 replies)
... I feel that is EXACTLY what is happening. I would distance myself from this "friend". If she was really a friend, I feel that she would be going along with the doctor (to encourage you to get away from this situation) whether she thought he was being too personal or not. (9 replies)
... o more appointments left with him. He is a plastic surgeon. I don't know why my friend would be upset. Turn the tables and I would be happy that a friend has a doctor who is caring. Maybe she is jealous because I found a good doctor? ... (9 replies)
... you have to go with your gut instinct. you know in your gut this doctor is helping you. Maybe he has personal experience in this area......maybe his dad abused his mom, maybe a brother abused his wife, etc. ... (9 replies)
... ted or verbally expressed or expected anything in return for helping me. I gave him a thank you note once to say how much I appreciate his support. He is a great doctor medically but also treats you like a human. ... (9 replies)
... your friends behavior is more inappropriate than the doctors. ... (9 replies)
... My friend thinks that the specialist Doctor I go to is showing inappropriate behaviour towards me. He has never made sexual comments or touched me inappropriately. Here is my story.. ... (9 replies)
... I say "KUDO'S" to your DR. Luckily you have found a "TRUE" Dr. He's not one of those that come in the office and say.. Hi.. what's wrong.. take this..Goodbye!
A Good ole' fashion dr....you found...
My opinion... he has not stepped over the line..... (9 replies)
... It is a drs. responsibility to ask if someone is being abused if they suspect it. Even if they don't suspect it they ask. I have been asked this question by nurses and drs in my lifetime. My sister and my best friend have been ocassionaly asked by healthcare professionals if they are a victim of abuse in anyway. There are also phamlets and numbers that the healthcare ppl are... (9 replies)
... A good general rule of thumb is the same one you were probably told as a child... If it feels inappropriate or makes you feel uncomfortable, it probably is wrong. ... (3 replies)
... thanks for your reply...i told my mother who also goes to this doctor, and she thought it was inappropriate but I wasn't sure. i was wearing a gown on top, which he pulled down at that time. ... (3 replies)
... Well, I have never had a doctor of any kind act like that and I am many, many years older than you. Usually, when a doctor examines the breast it is done in a gentle manner, certainly not a grabing way. ... (3 replies)
... i see what you are saying, and I agree that antidepressants seem to be handed out quite frequently, but yes, GPs are definitely qualified to diagnose depression, and they are just as qualified to hand out anti-depressants.
I do disagree in you thinking depression is overdiagnosed (well, you didn't say that, but you implied it). Depression, in fact, is greatly... (5 replies)