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RE: Another OT

I swear doctors get a rebate if you actually fill all the prescriptions

Actually, I would take a hard look at what they are and then decide. You
have two problems, so thinking if one is for a chest x-ray I would get
it done.... just to be sure it is nothing but a cold and also if you
haven't had one in a while... and of course one is a referral for your

I would also think one is to reduce the inflammation on your elbow,
which would be worth it...and another for a muscle relaxer...  and
another would be a cold syrup or something to help the drainage of your
cold, which helps relief the cough and soreness... 

SO what are the other two for? 

Yes, they over kill you with meds- but I usually figure out what they do
and decide then if I should fill them or not....


> Another OT - I'm full of them lately!
> I mentioned last month a recurrence of my tennis elbow. Well, it's
> 6 wks now and still really bothering me so I made an appointment with
> doctor. Just prior to my appointment I came down with a cold, and
> coughing makes my arm ache worse. I mentioned this to my dr today,
> saying that as long as I'm here for my arm, if you have anything
> than otc for my cold, I'd be interested. Well, I came out of there
> SEVEN prescriptions for my cold, one of which was for a chest x-ray -
> - and a referral for my arm.
> Does this seem like overkill? That's a lot of medication for a cough.
> dropped the stack scrips on the floor at the reception desk and two
> other patients gasped - I'm sure they thought I must be on death's
> Is this normal? I don't go to doctors much.
> Kitty

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