Real Case: Follow-up tests showed it wasn’t the Indian food

I have worked as a GP for more than a quarter of a century. I believe in being extremely thorough and often look for non-verbal signs, as well as history, when treating patients to see if there are any other symptoms I should be aware of.

I have also found that there is rarely a downside to ordering follow-up tests.

The patient was a 50-year-old female. Very active and health conscious.

She had booked an appointment with me to discuss abdominal discomfort.

“I had Indian food last night! I