A 40-year-old female asked:
5 mo wait for rheum, is dermatomyositis w decreased lung vol a worry, or unikely w/ mild hand, eyelid rash, increasing prox muscle weakness, but neg c react, jo pos ssa, rf, ana musc, joint pain numbness
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: This issue needs immediate attention and a wait of 5 months is unacceptable. Have you family doctor call the rheumatologist directly to see if an appointment can be scheduled in the near future. If not, find another rheumatologist or consider a university center.
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Last updated Jan 11, 2014
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