A few months ago, my gastroenterologist ordered an endoscopy for me. After my IV was placed (no blown veins, let’s celebrate!) and I had been asked about my drug allergies no less than eight times, the male anesthesiologist assigned to my case introduced himself to me by saying the following: “Oh.
It’s you. I read your chart earlier and there’s no way you have that rare disease you indicated. It mostly occurs in men. Who thought they could diagnose you with that?” This anecdote will be important later.
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