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What can I expect at my first rheumatology visit?

Just wondering what to expect on my first visit to rheumatologist. Primary physician diagnosed me today.. I have raynauds and honestly feeling a "little" overwhelmed..

  1. Hi, JeCason! It's totally normal to feel overwhelmed. I hope our site and community can be helpful to you as you go through your journey! I wanted to share this similar Q&A with great insight from one of our moderators: https://rheumatoidarthritis.net/q-and-a/first-visit-rheumatologist/ Check out the links in that comment for some tips on what to expect! Warmly, Alesandra (RheumatoidArthritis.net Team)

    1. Hi JeCason. On top of the excellent information from Alesandra, you might also be interested in this article from our editorial team on RA and Raynaud's syndrome: https://rheumatoidarthritis.net/medical-conditions-occurring-along-with-ra/raynauds-syndrome/. Let us know if you have additional questions and, if you like, feel free to keep us posted on how you are doing. Best, Richard (RheumatoidArthritis.net Team)

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