Someone I am is waiting for my courage (forgotten_aria) wrote,
Someone I am is waiting for my courage

MIT medical recommendations?

I haven't seen a doctor in a very long time. The last time I tried, I got given to a "nurse practioner" who gave me one of the biggest pieces of bullshit diagnoies I've ever had. I really should see a doctor, as I'm behind on immunizations and I should also get tested for thyroid levels (for various reasons.) I have MIT medical through Greg's work. Greg likes his doctor well enough (who is also listed as my doctor) but that doctor is always busy, so more than likely you get shuttled off to a nurse practitioner.

Anyone have a recommendation for different MIT medical doctor? Things that are important to me is that the doctor is willing to say, "well, I don't know, but here's why I'm guessing this..." needs to not treat me like a hypochondriac when I'm trying to give them as much information as possible, especially when I haven't seen a doctor in ages, and isn't so busy as I might actually get to see them.

I think that feeling that I'm bothering them by giving information is the biggest thing from keeping me from going to the doctor.
Tags: doctor

  • Things I've learned this week about smoke and CO detectors

    Here are just a few things I've learned about smoke detectors this week: Co detectors age out. Two of ours did so within days of eachother. The…

  • Building a path

    Sometime after we moved in, they paved our walk. In the middle of the walk was a drain. The walk sank and the drain was floating above the path and…

  • State of the Aria

    Been a little busy with the trip to Pittsburgh to help my mom buy a car and then Black Ships. Taekwondo is doing well. This weekend I test for…

  • Post a new comment


    Comments allowed for friends only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened