|Thanks for your advice... You where right!
Sep 6, 2001
Hello again Dr. Bob,
On 28 July I asked you about my doctor prescribing Proleukin for fatigue. You gave me some great advice that day... 1. asked me if i was seeing a HIV specialist. 2. asked about my diet. 3. you asked about my excercise. 4. suggested it could be some undetected opportunistic infection. 5. suggested i seek some form of counseling.
Well, I went to another Hiv specialist and guess what? 1. i was diagnosed with MAC at the same time I was diagnosed with HIV, 10 months ago, (never mentioned or treated) 2. I was diagnosed with low tetesterone. 3. My diet needed improvement. 4. I wasn't getting enough excersise.
My new Doctor is treating the MAC (she was surprised that the ex-doctor didn't see it in the lab results)
She is making me stop for work for 1 month to get my health back, begin excercising and get my head on straight.
I start treatment for low tetesterone next week.
I have a much greater report with my new (smarter doctor), so i would encourage anyone who soesn't have a good report with your doctor to look around for another one.
But most of all, I wanted to THANK YOU FOR YOUR GREAT ADVICE!!!
THANKS, TIRED AND POOR (GETTING BETTER EVERY DAY)
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Dear Tired and Poor (Getting Better Every Day),
Wonderful news! Thanks for writing back with your follow-up report. I'll post your response on the Treatment Forum as well in hopes that others will find your story motivating and enlightening! By the way, did you check your ex-doctor's credentials? Perhaps his medical degree came in the mail from Sally Struthers.
Best of luck on your road back to better health and remember, we are all in this together.
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