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A 40-year-old female asked:

Cxld 1st appt w/ rheum. after 3 mo wait as lost job and insurance, now 5 mo wait for only local rheum taking medicaid. weaker, short/breath. any ideas?

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Dr. Neal Birnbaum
Rheumatology 51 years experience
Try urgent care: See your pcp or go to urgent care. If they feel you have a needing immediate rheumatologic care, ask them to telephone the rheumatologist and explain the need for a quicker appointment. It's unclear from your question if your symptoms are due to a rheumatologic illness.

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Last updated Sep 24, 2016

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