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  • husband misdiagnosed 3 times. testicle pain and loosing weight, 5'6 and 86 pounds

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 21, 2018 05:28 PM

    misdiagnoses with ileus misdiagnosed with inguinal hernia misdiagnosed with epidimytis inguinal lymph nodes are swollen, antibiotics not helping, severe testicle pain, loosing weight, weighs 84 pounds and is 5'6

  • Thank goodness I'm fine now

    wildcatcrimson 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors December 3, 2013 08:01 AM

    Last year I was diagnosed with Acid Reflux. My throat was so painful, similar to having Tonsilitis. Recently my throat started to become itchy then became painful again. I went to see a doctor to ask if it's Tonsilitis. Upon checking he said negative since my tonsils are not inflamed. I went to the...

  • Lumpy Jaw or Actinomycosis

    kikismom 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors October 8, 2013 05:24 PM

    My daughter (27) lives in Dallas; she has been through a series of treatments with a dentist and then an oral surgeon. She suggested weeks ago that her mysterious condition was Actinomycosis, or Lumpy Jaw. It took a few more weeks before both doctors actually agreed. By that time (last Friday)...

  • That's just allergies!

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors December 29, 2012 02:31 AM

    In 2010, I was sent home with an inhaler, and a diagnosis of an allergic reaction to pollen. I had a temperature of 101 degrees that day. Chest x-rays were not taken or ordered. Four days later I was taken to the hospital via an ambulance delirious with pneumonia. Close to a liter of infectious...

  • help with my diagnosis

    albertaone 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 15, 2011 02:51 PM

    I was in a MVA about 4 years ago (was tboned on drivers side) and expereinced pain in my side, sore head and shoulder. The head and shoulder were scannen and they found nothing of major importance (they mentioned possible mastoiditus) they also had no luck in initially detecting an internal issue I...

  • Need advice

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 15, 2011 02:39 PM

    I was in a MVA about 4 years ago (was tboned on drivers side) and expereinced pain in my side, sore head and shoulder. The head and shoulder were scannen and they found nothing of major importance (they mentioned possible mastoiditus) they also had no luck in initially detecting an internal issue I...

  • 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...

  • something should be done

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors March 28, 2011 09:20 PM

    A few months ago my 1 in a half year old baby girl was having symptoms of weezing and a fever. When I would listen closely it sounded like it was coming from her throat. My husband and I were definately worried so we rushed her to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center ER. They did ex-rays and were...

  • bronchitis is often caused by both a viral and bacterial infection

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors March 15, 2011 01:00 PM

    Symptoms will vary somewhat depending on the underlying cause of the bronchitis. When the bronchitis is due to an infection the symptoms may include:A slight fever of 100 to 101°F with severe bronchitis. The fever may rise to 101 to 102°F and last three to five days even after antibiotics are...

  • I didnt have PID

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 5, 2011 04:50 AM

    Ok this is the problem. I am very upset and still not sure how I want to handle this situation. I went to ETMC with an unbareable pain in my abdomine and pelvic region. I was given a cathater, had blood work drawn, xrays and a gynological exam. I was diagnosed with PID (pelvic inflamatory disease)...

  • lymphoma or mono?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors December 9, 2010 02:57 AM

    I'm the type of person that doesn't go to the doctor until I know there is obviously something wrong. Well last year I went months with extreme fatigue, very sore neck (like it hurt to turn my head), night sweats, headache and fever, and an enlarged lymphnode on the left side of my neck that was...

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  • Please Help Me- I can't take this anymore

    helpme523 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors November 18, 2010 03:40 PM

    In 2007 I was received uprotected oral and got NGU-Urethritis... I've never been the same since. I was given antibiotics and nothing worked. I've been to multiple urologist and they think my problems are in my head. My Symptoms INCLUDE: Headache that Never goes awayExtreme Pelvic PainWeak...

  • Its Been Interesting To Say It Nicely...

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors August 30, 2010 03:55 PM

    My first semi major illness that was misdiagnosed was endometriosis(Sorry about the spelling). I first started showing symptoms within a year of my first monthly cycle(It was a week after my tenth birthday that I got my first period). I would have such sever pain every time I had my period that I...

  • UTI and No Symptoms?

    ialwyzlvdu1 3 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors August 26, 2010 11:16 PM

    Yesterday I went in to my regular dr. complaining of pain under my rib cage and having a 102 fever. My Dr. seemed to think that I was having some gallbladder issues and wanted me to go to the ER to have a sono and a possible x-ray to see what was going on. I get to the ER have the sono, x-ray, IV,...

  • 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...

  • HELP! Too many symptoms at age 18

    Birdyluv18 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors March 13, 2010 02:50 PM

    My symptoms have been going on since i was little, they started at only a couple symptoms and now i have a ton :eek:, I started with leg pains, head and ear pain, stomach pains and constipation, burning while i urinated, shortness of breath and always getting colds, this was around age 1 to age 7,...

  • ER w/out a clue

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 21, 2010 04:40 PM

    My father initially had been having a lot of lower back pain about a week before Thanksgiving and by Christmas just felt like he may have the flu, but with lower back pain, nausea, SOB with walking.Dec 28th, told my grandmother that he felt like he had a fever, burning all over, numbness in his...

  • Eye injury/abrasion not treated correctly

    jeff555 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors January 26, 2010 12:01 AM

    I got something in my eye and was having severe sensitivity to light,eye pain,discharge etc..all clear signs of a corneal abrasion. I went to the nearest urgent care clinic and was treated by the physician. The physician put drops in my eye to numb the pain then a dye to verify the abrasion even...

  • scared and neglected

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors January 19, 2010 11:48 PM

    God, it has been so terrible. about 6 months ago I was prescribed a medicine with chloroquine and then xylocaine, then I was given the medication again in an extremely large dose and it turned out the test that they needed to take to see if I actually needed it came back negative. Ever since I have...

  • Doctor operates and mistreats

    geckopaws 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors November 13, 2009 10:12 AM

    Ok so this Tuesday I had open knee and arthroscopic Surgery. This doctor did this and when I woke up I was in agony. I told the nurses how much pain I was in. They gave me fentenayal or something like that and it didn't even touch the pain. Then I told them if there was anything stronger...