Concerning autoimmune conditions:
first, describe the pain,
then follow the doctor’s instructions,
First, describe the pain,
and be sure to mention you don’t want pain meds.
You might need to bring a husband or father to vouch for you.
Then follow the doctor’s instructions,
explicitly. Do not deviate or doubt their decisions.
Take any pills or potions, find the money.
This could take months or years, or it may disappear on its own.
Or it could be a lifetime sentence.