At what point should doctors or specialists be consulted?

It is probably best to see specialists shortly after diagnosis to understand what aspects of the disease are present and which are not. Try and get a sense of your doctor’s experience with FD/MAS or other rare disorders. If he or she is inexperienced (or even if he or she isn’t), it’s often useful to get second opinions – especially if a procedure, operation, or medication is being recommended. Read more.