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Post by LFS
On a rare visit to my GP (I didn't like him) I had to see one of the
others in the practice who I had never met before. I had a bunch of
what appeared to me to be unrelated symptoms. He listened to me and
asked if there was any chance that I could be pregnant. I was rather
shocked as none of the symptoms seemed relevant but he was right.
Sometime later he told me that he had known just by looking at my face.
I can easily believe it; I presume it comes with experience, and
possibly even the doctor couldn't say how the diagnosis was made.
Post by LFS
He was a wonderful doctor, delivered both children and looked after us
very well for many years. He was a brilliant diagnostician which helped
me a great deal: I developed two serious health problems which were
dealt with very effectively due to early intervention because he
My grandma had been seeing the same doctor - whom she liked (though I
think this was after the kindly Doctor Brown in the bench) - for ages.
She had to see a young locum once, who diagnosed a thyroid problem. Once
she was on the relevant drugs, we got our old cheerful grandma back; she
had become a - not quite miserable, but sort of her attitude was I
should expect lots of problems at my age, to the extent that visiting
her was rather a duty than a pleasure. After the diagnosis, she became -
well, happy with her lot is how I'd put it.
J. P. Gilliver. UMRA: 1960/<1985 MB++G()AL-IS-Ch++(p)***@T+H+Sh0!:`)DNAf
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