Doctor As Patient: My Medical Mystery

This was Tuesday: An hour into my morning clinic, my right lower lip and jaw started to feel like Novocain at the dentist. I found myself discreetly dabbing at saliva dribble as I spoke to patients. When I had a chance, I peeked in the mirror. You know how when you're Novocained it feels like… Continue reading Doctor As Patient: My Medical Mystery


Medical Mysteries and Migraines

The past two weeks, I've ended my workdays feeling rather…. depleted. I've had an unusual number of mystery medical cases, but not fun ones like in the New York Times Sunday Magazine. I haven't solved many of these, and I've got some frustrated patients. I wish I could do some internet presentations and solicit all… Continue reading Medical Mysteries and Migraines