Tapati (tapati) wrote,
Tapati
tapati

Previous doc had dismissed my mention of stomach pain

The same doc who spent a long time trying to talk me into gastric bypass surgery also brushed off my mention of abdominal pain as a likely symptom of my depression. (Note that I have had depression off and on for decades so I'm likely to know what the symptoms I typically suffer are.)

It turned out to be liver disease.

I wonder if it's worth it to give him any more feedback in the hopes he won't dismiss another woman's symptoms or not. Or if I have the energy.
Tags: bias, depression, doctor, health care, liver disease, sexism
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