I saw my doc today and all the new symptoms i explained to her was not heard i feel like. I asked to be refered to a rheumy but they continue to tell me it's not necessary bc they say theres no way i have RA or OA bc of one blood test ruling out RA. I understand my symptoms could be other things but how can rule out something so fast. I know my insurance is also a problem so i bet that makes finding one impossible.she did order an EMG for me i hope that gives some answers. My symptoms are a bone spur on my sternum and left hand middle knuckle on the right side with tendons that slide off and make it very difficult to use my hand. Cracks that cause pain weakness tightness grinding sensations that are uncomfortable pain with come and go in joints of fingers and wrist, the sensation is also in my knees ankles toes wrist. But when i explained this to her she kind of smiled at me like i was making it up, then she ordered me cymbalta some major depression thing which makes no sense but gave me diclofenac sodium tropical 1 cream. Will the EMG help? I also have other symptoms theres just so much I'm only 18 and can't even do my normal activities anymore like okay guitar, my left pinky locks when i move it and my right hand middle knuckle snaps every time i open my hand like a tendon shealth i dunno i always thought i had OA and I'm scared my joints could get so damaged it'll be too late to be able to play music anymore. I'm scared to even get a job
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