- A middle rib that hurt right where it joins the spine.
The Doctor's solution: get an x-ray
The Doctor's diagnosis, based on reading of x-ray: nothing wrong
- A pain in my elbow.
The Doctor's solution: this is golfer's elbow (I don't play golf), ice it or you will have to have a cortisone shot!
- Pain in my hips.
The Doctor's solution: go to an orthopedic hip specialist
The Ortho Doc takes x-ray
The Ortho Doctor's diagnosis, based on reading of x-ray: nothing wrong
- I have swollen legs, one more swollen than the other
The Doctor's diagnosis: lipoedema, but why bother investigating further, as there is no treatment
My conclusion: doctors are useless. I refer you to another blog: You Know You're An Asshole Doctor