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Re: Another OT

Kitty - I too don't go to doctors much (much to their relief I may add)
but I don't believe I've had seven different prescriptions in my entire
46 years. Yes, that does seem a tad excessive. What was the diagnosis,
walking pneumonia or what?? It's going around here is why I asked.


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: kmrsy@comcast.net
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Mon, 17 Nov 2003 21:09:47 +0000

>Another OT - I'm full of them lately!
>I mentioned last month a recurrence of my tennis elbow. Well, it's been
>6 wks now and still really bothering me so I made an appointment with my
>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 better
>than otc for my cold, I'd be interested. Well, I came out of there with
>SEVEN prescriptions for my cold, one of which was for a chest x-ray - oh
>- and a referral for my arm.
>Does this seem like overkill? That's a lot of medication for a cough. I
>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 door.
>Is this normal? I don't go to doctors much.
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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