I am scheduled for an endocrine consult, and am wondering what information I should bring. I have already had 2 thyroid scans, 3 blood panels, and a CAT scan of my neck taken during an unexplained period of swelling on one side. Obviously, I should bring this emperical data.
However, I like to take a proactive approach to medical treatment, and come ready with a list of my more subjective symptoms and questions for the doctor to make the most of a consult. I believe that doctors sometimes get inundated and may not always do as thorough of a review of subjective complaints as they should.
From what I've read on this forum, I'm finding that I have a whole lot of problems that I never knew could be related to my thyroid. And, I'm curious to find out how others prepares for their consult.
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