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  • Dr. Visit after Dr visit being treated like a science experience still no diagnosis

    Hopefulangel 3 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors December 30, 2013 03:37 PM

    This is my life now lay in bed practically 24 hours a day.i have to prepare myself mentally just to get up for a few seconds . When I'm not I'm in the bathroom then I lay back in bed. I just cannot believe how my Life has hit the brakes. I remember before all of this I was under a huge amount of...

  • How to Stop Anxiety Without Medication

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors August 19, 2013 06:46 AM

    Write down a list of your main worries. Rank these worries from most to least important, and for each one imagine the worst possible scenario. Allow at least 30 minutes to imagine what would happen during the worst possible outcome, followed by a 5-minute break. Go back to the scenario, and make...

  • How to Stop Anxiety Without Medication

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors August 19, 2013 06:42 AM

    Anxiety is an collection of negative emotions that usually comes from feeling apprehensive about a situation, person or event. Although anxiety is normal, excessive anxiety can be a sign of a mental disorder. It can inhibit you from leading a healthy life by focusing on your reactions rather than...

  • I Don't Know Who I Am!

    spinyturtle83 2 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 9, 2012 09:22 AM

    When I was about 12 years old, I was misdiagnosed withepilepsy and put on very high doses of medication for more than 20 years. This was at my mother’s request because shetold the doctor she kept seeing my arms and legs jerking when I was sleepingand she made her own diagnoses that these were...

  • I Don't Know Who I Am!

    spinyturtle83 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 9, 2012 08:47 AM

    When I was about 12 years old, I was misdiagnosed withepilepsy and put on very high doses of medication for more than 20 years. This was at my mother’s request because shetold the doctor she kept seeing my arms and legs jerking when I was sleepingand she made her own diagnoses that these were...

  • The value of a diagnosis of a director of a daycare center, it should worth nothing

    elodievernont 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors November 17, 2011 12:40 AM

    Good evening,I've seen a message from you forum dated from 2008 of a misdiagnosis of autism.It also happenend to us, but contrary to the person who posted the message in 2008, the misdiagnosis of autism of my son was not made by a child psychiatrist, but by a director of a daycare center and it was...

  • Have you experienced abuse & are now Diagnosed?

    whiterose11 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors July 14, 2011 12:28 PM

    Hi all, i find this website so interesting and its so great that people can share their stories and gain support on here. I've had an interesting journey as an abuse survivor who was put in mental health care due to depression, anxiety, rage... all the normal disregulated emotions that come along...

  • My Prozac Problem, Function and Theory

    Nexus369 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors April 12, 2011 01:25 AM

    My Prozac Problem, Function and Theory Hi there! Second thread on here. And yep it's about the drug Prozac. I have quite a bit to say about it. First, i've been on it for 8 years now. My thread on Borderline Personality Disorder Misdiagnosis explains the whole story. But in short, I had to be put...

  • Nausea, jittery, fatigue, feeling poisoned, skin crawling in places--not hypoglycemic

    forafriend 3 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors April 1, 2011 10:37 PM

    My friend has been experiencing symptoms that people are baffled by, because all her bloodwork and cat scans turn out to be normal. They say she is depressed, having anxiety, possibly chronic fatigue, neurological issues, infections, and other nonspecific findings. Two months of antibiotics and...

  • I believe I have been wrongly dianosed with Panic Attacks

    Anonymous 6 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 16, 2011 03:02 PM

    think I have been misdiagnosed with panic attacks.I have been suffering with palpitations for months, they are worse on a night and wake me from my sleep, they are also bad on an evening if I have done a lot of running around that day. I went to see the doctor and he told me they were panic attacks...

  • Oral Cancer if Diagnosed Properly Could have saved my Life

    DealtDeath 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors January 16, 2011 06:06 AM

    6 years ago, or in early 2004 I noticed some bumps on my lips and begin going to the doctors maybe 2 weeks after I noticed. I went to 2 different urgent care doctors, the 2nd which referred me to a doctor that specialized in Infectious Disease, he then referred me to a Oncologist, he then referred...

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  • Heart palpations, dizzy when moving head to the right, and numbness under right foot.

    kris192 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors January 9, 2011 11:33 PM

    Hi,I have a problem that is absolutely killing me on the inside, i am so worried and hope that anyone have more answers. First of I wanna say that I am suffering from anxiety and panic attacks and that is what is usually going on in my body instead of a serious disease, but this felt completely...

  • Dizziness, panicfeeling and numbness in left leg.

    kris192 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors January 9, 2011 11:23 PM

    Hi,I have a problem that is absolutely killing me on the inside, i am so worried and hope that anyone have more answers.Over Christmas i was visiting some friends in brazil and on my way back to USA i slept very weird on the plane causing neck pain and a little bit of headache. I excercised when I...

  • Struggling to cope mentally

    Vine87 3 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors December 15, 2010 10:33 PM

    I am stuggling alot these days. I started having mental health problems (Anxiety/Depression) about 3 years ago. I am currently having the worst episode. I struggle with anxiety but I felt it was 'managable' to a certain degree. I have been given Propranolol and I was on Citalopram for about a year...

  • Firefighter suffers CVA, misdiagnosed for a year...

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors July 18, 2010 09:02 PM

    I'm 35, have a wife and 2 boys, and 7 years service with a fire dept. In Aug. of 2008, I suffered a CVA (stroke) on duty, which was written off as a TIA, although a small anomaly in the brain was noted in the CT or MRI. Immediately upon release from the hospital I began having what was diagnosed as...

  • intersticial cystitus

    auntyl 2 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 25, 2010 07:40 PM

    Such a long sad and bad story but will try to keep it reasonable.Following the birth of my second son by planned csection sterilisation, waking in severe pain, cathetered and losing blood, settled after 12hrs or so, following day felt typical bacterial cystitus infection, frequency pain passing,...

  • anxiety depression does this sound familiar

    Krystal D 2 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors April 30, 2010 02:54 PM

    I wake up with the worst anxiety you can imagine. After about 1-2 hours that subsides and the debilitating depression sets in and I deal with that for the rest of the day. I have a disease that affects my thyroid but the blood tests show my thyroid levels are fine and my adrenals are ok also even...

  • Diagnosis and feedback on atypical depression.

    salmon2k7 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors April 16, 2010 11:19 PM

    After being so tired and fed up with the opinions and diagnosis of diferent psychiatrists I felt obligued to post my current health condition on the net, so that some good professional may give me some feedback and evaluation of an expert. While I write this letter, I thought very appropriate to...

  • I m so desparate because of my ilness

    sarah amethyst 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors April 8, 2010 03:23 PM

    Hi My ilness started 2 years ago after New year.It all started like a flue with strange hunger attacks.I was in a hospital for 10 days and the doctors said that everything is fine with me after they done all kind of tests, they said that it s just a gastroenteritis.But i m still ill and it s...

  • Still sick after 15 months

    cozynana 2 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors April 1, 2010 09:27 PM

    I still am fighting all sorts of symptoms and hope someone has had the same and found the solution. Current symptoms sick feelings like flu in the head, nausea, light headedness, sometimes heart palpatations, sometime shaking inside my body, general feeling of unwellness, foggy brain, very dry and...