“Often Our Relationship with Our Doctors Is Fraught”

Your right hand has started to tremble and you don’t know why, or maybe you feel an undulating pain in your right side and suspect something is wrong with your kidneys or your liver, or wait, maybe it’s your gallbladder. (Where the hell is your gallbladder, anyway?)

You then realize you can’t diagnose yourself on Google, so you make a doctor’s appointment. You think of questions and concerns you want to mention—like you just stopped taking this medicine and started taking that medicine. Or your knees hurt when you stand up. And, by the way, you seem to pee a lot at night. Are they all connected in any way?

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