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My HIV MD pisses me off!
      11/24/09 12:38 AM

Sorry everyone but this is a rant!
I am in the process of seeking another HIV MD specialist. I swear some MD's have ZERO human interaction skills. I recently saw my current HIV MD for my follow up and he was training a nurse practitioner and two interns which I gave the ok to do. I figured since they have a "live one" here - me - they might be able to learn a thing or two lol! I was asked a gazillion questions including are you "having problems eating, swallowing food" and my HIV doc turns around and sarcastically says to them - "well just look at him he has no eating problems" and looked directly at my stomache. First off, I am not a skinny, athletic guy or wasted looking guy (even though I do have an AIDS diagnosis). I have always been chubby all my life. My MD is one of those super skinny, super healthy eating, sports nut and he looked at me in disgust like I weighed 500 pounds in front of these people. I was acting cool and collective but I really wanted to belt him one. Needless to say, I am finding another MD. I was freakin treated like scum just because I have a few extra pounds - unbelievable! Coincidently the next day, I read how certain doctors discriminate against heavier people and don't offer them better treatment(s) due to their weight. Has anyone ever experienced this?

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* My HIV MD pisses me off! jmiami 11/24/09 12:38 AM
. * Re: My HIV MD pisses me off! jmiami   12/07/09 11:02 PM
. * Re: My HIV MD pisses me off! LivingPoz   12/04/09 06:54 PM
. * Re: My HIV MD pisses me off! BrokenWingedBird   12/02/09 04:10 PM
. * Re: My HIV MD pisses me off! jmiami   12/07/09 10:21 PM
. * Re: My HIV MD pisses me off! GirBot   12/01/09 08:09 AM
. * Re: My HIV MD pisses me off! rm8471   12/01/09 01:09 AM
. * Re: My HIV MD pisses me off! Choosing2Liv   11/24/09 04:57 PM
. * Re: My HIV MD pisses me off! dickspoz   11/24/09 01:22 AM

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