Recently my psychiatrist (for depression, big surprise), that had some interesting results. #1 it cheesed off...
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Recently my psychiatrist (for depression, big surprise), that had some interesting results. #1 it cheesed off my primary care physician, because he didn't order them. He did a full panel 2 years ago.so I guess he felt I was covered. #2 my neurologist started adding test he wanted run without the ok of the doc who wrote the order in the first place. BIG WRONG THERE...not legAl. Just an fyi to everyone.
ok tests: a)sedimentation rate mine =12 out of 20 I think some people these are to check for inflammation. b) ALT: MINE=11 OUT OF 10-48 U/l c) Ast: mine=19 out of 13-43 U/l d) CRP: mine=<.04 out of 0.0-0.8 mg/dl e) VITD25: mine=39.6 out of 30-100.0 ng/ml f) CK: mine=53 out of 26-212 U/L G) TSH: mine: 1.710 out of .350-5.5 uIU/ml h) FT: mine= 1.0 out of 0.8-1.8 ng/dl I) TT3: mine=109.0 out of 60.0-180.0 ng/mL j) VITB12: mine=592.0 out of 200-944.0 pg/mL k) RF(RHEUMATOID arthritis FACTOR QUANT): MINE=7 out of 15 l) ANA=MINE=negative
Question is what should be improved or watched for a patient with spinal issues and fibro? My RF factor was about a 2 in 2007. The primary care just huffed & told me the tests were all normal. I am wondering about the Rf increase. Obviously the vitamin D, and the T4(which has always been lowish). The psychiatrist gave me a script for a T3 supplement (a low dose).
DOES ANYBODY HAVE ANY INPUT? I'd like to understand some of why they chose some of these tests. But also how could they be improved? besides me finding a new Primary care physician. Lol . thanks!View Thread
My doctor lied to me about why I needed to be drug tested for my prescription. She first told me that my insurance required it, then when my insurance was canceled and started paying for everything out of pocket, she said it was state law. I knew for a fact it was not state law, so I called her out on it, and asked to see proof, after a while she finally said it was her offices policy, which I knew to be true. This isn't about being drug tested, I don't mind at all. I DO mind being lied to, especially from someone who I am supposed to trust. I hate liars and now I don't trust her. I have tried to move to another doctor, and have been turned down by 5, all saying they are not taking on new patients. I believe she is preventing me from changing doctors and I don't know what to do now. I need help on what I should do now.View Thread
I am currently taking ortho tri cyclen lo and have been taking it for almost 10 years now. My inactive pills...
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I am currently taking ortho tri cyclen lo and have been taking it for almost 10 years now. My inactive pills start on May 25. Today however I started with cramps and some spotting, sometimes heavy at times. Is this normal?View Thread
Good Afternoon, I fell about 2 1/2 feet and landed all on one shin. On a tree root. I can actually hobble around on my leg. One really odd thing about this is that if I have my leg up for a while and then place it back on the floor, that is when the pain is the worst. I absolutely cannot walk on it for a few minutes until the burning hot pain subsides, then I can walk again. Could i have a hairline fracture in there? Should I go ahead and get it an xray? ThanksView Thread
Hi, I have developed a most disturbing problem that I can find no information on. The closest I have come to finding something that fits the symptoms is PCB. If I exert myself, or even drive for half a day, I will wake up the next day with an unbearable itchiness all over my body, especially my lower legs. It is often accompanied by an extreme fatigue. After one full day it usually disappears and I feel perfectly normal again. Occasionally it will last two days. Can anyone PLEASE give me some information? Or does anyone else experience this? All the doctors I have seen tell me to take benadryl but it doesn't even touch or reduce the itching. Please help me out if you can.View Thread
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