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@stuckonu I always ask the assistant what pain they are referring to. If it is as to my right knee, that may be one level. Overall it may be something else. I agree, there are many variables, and the factors are numerous. It seems they just need to put something in the computer as they check you in. My doctors rarely refer to the answer I have given, and if you get a copy of the chart notes, I never see that part of the questions there. Not too sure why they want to know, then. Guess we could ask why they want to know since it never seems to change anything. Next time you go in, you might see "DP" for "difficult patient" on your folder; I am proud to have that label ;))
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YOU GO GIRL!!!

@gingerw Ginger, I have the ability to break down and give a number to different pains. My doctors think that I’m fortunate to do so, I take it as having too many pains.

Ginger, LMAO at the DP admission!👍

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