It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Fibromyalgia Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-19-2006, 10:46 AM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 5
jayneellen45 HB User
appt curiousity

Hi.This probably sounds silly...but...I have my initial Rhemy appt Monday.
I am wondering what to expect??
A Ortho specialist made the referral as he is quite sure I have fibro.
I always feel more at ease if I have some idea of what to expect.Any input will be appreciated.
Also I have an appt for a venus doppler of both lower legs later this week.
Has anyone else had this test done before?
Thanks Jayne

 
Old 08-19-2006, 03:20 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Glojer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: St. Louis, Mo. USA
Posts: 3,692
Glojer HB UserGlojer HB UserGlojer HB UserGlojer HB UserGlojer HB UserGlojer HB UserGlojer HB UserGlojer HB UserGlojer HB UserGlojer HB UserGlojer HB User
Re: appt curiousity

Hi jay welcome to the board. Don't know anything about the dopplar but as far as the appt. goes. If you have specific questions to ask the doc write them down or at least make crib notes for yourself. I find it is so difficult to remember all the things you want to ask without a list.

Every doc is different, but I think you can expect a lot of questions and a thorough physical exam. Also I am sure he/she will have bloodwork done. The doc may recommend some other tests such as MRI, CTscan etc. to rule out other problems and to make a diagnosis of Fibro.

I wouldn't expect too much in the way of a diagnosis the first appt. My experience with rhuemies is that they like to wait and see and test again before a definitive diagnosis. Good Luck! Keep us posted!

Glojer

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Neuro Appt Yesterday abdesigns Multiple Sclerosis 3 04-21-2010 02:23 PM
First u/s Appt TryN2BMommy Infertility 72 04-06-2008 05:21 PM
Neurologist office messed up appt schedule... needtoescape Neurology 8 02-26-2008 08:23 AM
Appt. With New Neurosurgeon... Sage48 Back Problems 10 09-01-2007 12:19 PM
Question about my first Drs Appt tomorrow! G8r4evr Pregnancy 2 07-03-2007 06:31 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:23 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!