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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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My mum is unwell and nhs are not helping

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hi my mum is unwell and nhs are not helping
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
HI. Can you tell me all about the problem?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

she has multiple problems and it seems like NHS have run out of ideas and keep sending her to different doctors and we are getting nowhere. She is currently in much pain and cannot eat properly.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK--but first you need to tell me about all the problems.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

She has had a slipped disk a long time ago, prolapsed womb, prolapse in her top spine. they used medical mesh which has not agreed with her internally. She is experiencing pain all over her body and buzzing in her arms feet and head which is moving around and she has had diarrhea now for about 8 weeks.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
I see. How exactly can I help you with this?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

just relay trying to find out what to do next and where to take her for someone to help coodidnate all the issues, her GP is not helping and happy to pay private if need be

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK. Has she seen any specialists like an orthopedic surgeon or a neurologist?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

both but they never do anything!

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK--what have they said about the problem?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

that they do not know what it is - I think because she has so much going on they each blame something else then she waits 4 moths to see the next person and we are getgin nowhere

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK. Has she had an MRI of her spine?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

she has yes

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Do you know what that showed?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

arthritis in spine and ribs and prolapsed disc in neck

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK. Where exactly does you Mum live?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Newquay in Cornwall

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
And the largest nearest city?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

would be truro or Plymouth or exeter

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK. All I can do is give you my recommendation of whom she needs to see. Will that be satisfactory to you?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

yes please....

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.

http://www.nuffieldhealth.com/consultants/mr-peter-whitfield

Dr Whitfield is excellent. You need to call his office and make an appointment for your Mum

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