Reasons you should go to your doctor
Knowing when to see a doctor can be the difference between being healthy in the long term and getting seriously ill. A lot of people avoid going to the doctor because they don’t feel that it is worth their while, that they will recover quickly enough on their own, or just through fear of finding out something negative about their health. This last point is the most nonsensical, because so many serious illnesses can be cured much more effectively if caught quickly. Here are some of the reasons you should get to a doctor as soon as you can.
- Anything to do with your heart or your head. If you are having strange symptoms to do with your heart or your brain then it is critical that you go to the doctor as soon as possible, as it is more likely that you are dealing with something serious that requires immediate attention.
- Any illness that persists. Even if you are not feeling very ill, and your illness is not affecting your life too dramatically, symptoms which persist for more than a week or two, and don’t seem to be changing or getting any better at all, are likely to need to be looked at by a doctor.
- Anything which is causing chronic pain. Even if you know what brought on a chronic pain (such as back pain after exercise), if the pain is not easing up and is always there then you should see a doctor. The pain may be a sign of another problem which needs dealing with as soon as possible. When it comes to pain, as well, it is important that you know how to stop the pain as quickly as you can.
Should you use a personal injury lawyer in Ilkeston to claim against your doctor?
If you have visited your doctor with plenty of time to spare, but then your doctor has delayed treatment, provided you with a wrong diagnosis or somehow made your illness or injury worse, then you may be entitled to use a personal injury lawyer in Ilkeston to make a claim against them. You will only be able to make a claim if your doctor has been truly negligent, but should be owed quite a lot of compensation if you can prove that they have been.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to speak to the friendly, helpful team about your situation. The team will talk you through what has happened and help you to decide whether or not you have a good enough case to make a claim and, if you do, a personal injury lawyer in Ilkeston can help.
Your personal injury lawyer in Ilkeston will work on a 100% no win no fee* basis to get you the compensation you deserve, and you will be able to call the helpline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for advice and support as you require it. A personal injury lawyer in Ilkeston will handle your claim entirely on your behalf as well, so you shouldn’t have to go to court.