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... My husband went to his first rheumatologist who literally raised one of my husbands arms, sat down in his chair and said, "Sleep Apnea". ... (6 replies)
... My appointment is tomorrow morning. ... (6 replies)
... I have not been dx with an autoimmune disease yet, but my primary doctor strongly suspects something autoimmune, so I have been referred to a rheumatologist. My appointment is next Thursday, and I honestly don't know what to expect. I also don't know what is the best way to prepare for the appointment. ... (8 replies)

... I finally have an appointment with a rheumatologist after 17 months of going back and forth with my GP. Can someone please tell me what to expect at my first appointment? ... (6 replies)
... Dandelion3: Thank you for the response!! It really sounds like it depends on what kind of doctor I get. I hope I get one that will listen to what I have to say. I have read several articles about rheumatologists and other doctors who don't listen and are very quick to dismiss. I am extremely nervous about the appointment. It's been a long 17 months with these symptoms... (6 replies)
... pointments with doctors who are dismissive, insensitive, etc., and I think that's part of the reason why I feel so anxious. It's taken so long for me to get this appointment that if he just dismisses me, he will probably have a hysterical, blubbering mess on his hands. ... (6 replies)
... I think every Dr. is different, but my first rheumy appt. ... (6 replies)
... The rheumatologist wouldn't see me until I went to my general practitioner for a flu test but once that was negative they saw me right away. ... (24 replies)
... since I was referred by my Derm who thought my rash might be malar. To be honest, I'm feeling worried about my appointment tomorrow. I'm afraid that I will be dismissed with only Hashimoto's and she won't really listen to me. I hope it goes better than I'm expecting. ... (15 replies)
... and it would be a little refreshing to make an appointment to do some more hormone and antibody testing, that is NOT related to ttc. ... (8 replies)
... have read about this it seems the false positive is VERY LOW and that these people have no symptoms. Since it was my symptoms that took me to the doctor in the first place I wonder why every one is so quick to dismiss it. ... (0 replies)
... c of my symptoms. This is what we got back. I am going to my first rheumatologist appointment tomorrow. Just wondering what all this means. Any insight would be greatly appreciated. ... (4 replies)
... Have you seen a neurologist, I can't remember if you have or not. Is this the first episode you've had with tingling issues? ... (24 replies)
... of people who eventually develop multiple sclerosis, optic neuritis is their first symptom. ... (24 replies)
... Lynn, Good rheumies take a LIFETIME medical history. There are certain things common in the early years of people who later go on to develop lupus. (See the "sticky post" with "alternative criteria" in its title, at the top of the thread list.) Good rheumies won't diagnose anything until symptoms & test results "make the case". This can be frustrating, because we want... (6 replies)
... Hi, Help. There's a new "sticky post" at the very top of the board about answers to test questions, with a website you can access. The moderators were nice enough to let "ksp" put this info up as a "sticky"---which is good, as there are so MANY tests possible. Some drs. go for broke & order more specific antibody tests on the first try, instead of waiting to see if ANA... (1 replies)
... I had the Neurologist appointment today and he diagnosed me with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome... ... (19 replies)
... a big welcome! I think it makes sense for a rheumatologist to take over. My rheumatologist's staff asked me to prepare, before my first appointment, a lifetime medical history in my own words. ... (3 replies)
... he's ready to pass the torch on to a Rheumatologist and I have to admit, with all of the new meds, all of the new diagnoses, etc. that are out there, I, too, would probably be great seeing a Rheumatologist. ... (3 replies)
... I got some really good news today. My PCP had scheduled me to see a Rheumatologist for all of my symptoms that he is stumped on. The appointment was made for March 2004! Well, imagine my surprise when the Rheumy's office called today and said they could see me tomorrow if I could make it. ... (7 replies)

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