Living with Chronic Pain

What to Do When You Feel Your Doctor Doesn't Care

Source: WebMD

Most of the patients face abundant problems during the medication and treatment. Some of these problems are usually raised due to the ignorance of proper procedural treatment which usually elongates the recovery time. At this stage, it becomes really difficult for the patient to gain proper treatment that can bring back health within the specified period. 

What are the causes behind this?

There are numerous causes which give rise to the doctor’s ignorance towards the patient. Many studies support the claim by the patients of being ignored as the usual practice of cutting their patients off after 17 seconds.

It is known that if you are not good at communicating with your doctor, then there are chances of getting the wrong treatment because of the wrong diagnosis by the doctor.

Most of the time, your doctor is less likely to be interested in information and your analysis. Just make sure you relay all the information and let the doctor diagnose you according to what he or she thinks is right. Listen to the doctor’s recommendation with an open mind.

How to solve this problem?

You must understand the importance of a healthy relationship with your doctor. This healthy relationship will indirectly lead you to relay the real condition and status of your health easily. Hence, it will provide you a very strong platform of conveying your message clearer than ever before.

You must not forget that the doctors are always in a hurry of dealing with one patient and then moving on to next case. This means that they are less likely to develop an interest in your case especially in this short span of time. So you need to avoid the long and unnecessary information to be given to your doctor and be specific whenever you want your doctor to diagnose you correctly.

You also need to understand that the distraction by the electronic devices is also one of the leading causes that divert the attention of your doctor from your case. If you are facing this type of ignorance, then you must not forget to be smart and convincing.

Even though you doctor has diverted his attention, you must not start from the beginning and repeat the conditions. In this way, you can save up time and deliver a clear message about your health. 

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