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  • 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...

  • Misdiagnosed for the last 8 years (thx for nothing docs!)

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors January 18, 2012 04:46 AM

    8 years is a pretty big chunk being 28. The problem is so many things happened I couldnt pinpoint the symptoms properly.I had glandular fever (americans call it something different) when i was 19 and everything kind of went downhill from there. It really didnt help that at 22 i began working night...

  • Polycythemia Vera?

    Professorredbag 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 24, 2011 05:11 PM

    Hello Fellow Members,I was diagnosed in January with: 1. Myeloproliferative neoplasm - polycythaemia vera (PV)2. Idiopathic thrombocytopenia - low platelet count (90-110) (historically normal for me)3. Hypertension (1 year)4. Hyperuricaemia (sporadic)and with regular weekly venesections (500ml) put...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Death of my Toddler Son

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors November 17, 2010 04:08 AM

    My so was experiencing several symptoms that I thought were a cause for alarm. he ran a fever that rectally read 105.6. He would not eat or drink anything. He coughed and then would scream from the pain. When he would breathe you could hear crackles in his chest. I took him to the doctor 4 times...

  • recurrent fever blisters/cold sores

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors September 9, 2010 03:45 PM

    I have had 5 fever blisters in 2 months. They do go away in about a 10 day period. But i was wandering what are they coming from or should I see a doctor? I am a senior in high school so I guess I could be a little stressed. Also, I eat out alot, and take no vitamins.

  • 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,...

  • strep misdiagnosed as virus = ICU

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 16, 2010 02:21 PM

    my 9yr old son came home from camp unusually fatigued. the next morning he had a high fever and a very sore throat. by 10am, he was photosensitive and had a headache. doctor told us it was probably viral but that if he got worse to go to the ER. By that afternoon we were in the ER. doctor said,...

  • misdiagnosed with aplastic anemia

    notalone 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 13, 2010 06:06 AM

    i rushed my 4 year old daughter to er because of a high fever. after hours of fighting the blood techs, the doctor came in and said she had aplastic amemia. she was rushed to loma linda where she became much worse. i was told that her hemoglobin was almost non existent, her red cells very low and...

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  • 8 weeks

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors April 12, 2010 09:45 AM

    So its been 8 weeks they I had a tummy tuck to remove all the excess skin from having gastric around my belly button I have 2 areas that the tissue didn't mend and now I have 2 wholes that I pack with gauze. Well they started seeping fluid going through about 5 surgical pads in just mins I called...

  • Chronic RUQ pain kidney stones Finally diagnosed

    Brooklea 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors April 6, 2010 01:07 PM

    Well first off let me share a little history with you. I am a 25 year old female that has been living in chronic pain right under my ribs on the right side that doctors seem to be stumpped by therefore delaying a diagnosis and leading to 5 un needed surgeries. the pain started 5 years ago after i...

  • Undiagnosed case History kindly respond

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors March 14, 2010 08:00 AM

    As I told you that I had a sexual contact with a girl in 2003 for 4 different daysI noticed something about that girl 1) Her eyes were radioactive it used to glow/Shine in dark and she used to bring her eyes in front of my eyes and also touched here eyeball to mine with a ***k. Also I noticed...

  • Weekly viral symptoms for past 5 years. Desperate for answer!!!

    stacyinspace8 5 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors March 7, 2010 10:56 AM

    I have been ill for 16 years, having been diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue. However, beginning 5 years ago, I began getting infections and am now to the point where I am sick with a virus every week. My symptoms are severe head congestion, sneezing, burning in my sinuses and eyes (to where I can't...

  • Currect Treatement ?

    spacebmt 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 25, 2010 09:04 AM

    would like to brief a case below and i would kindly request you to adviceyour openion with regards to the same, My mother 52 year old lady 2 and half years back she had a lump in the rightbreast noticed during self breast examination. No associated pain or fever.No history of any trauma. No...

  • 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...

  • spider bite misdiagnosed now wrongly diagnosed as herpes simplex PLEASE HELP!

    soconfused101 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors November 15, 2009 04:06 PM

    In September my husband noticed an itchy painful rash on his buttock and a tiny patch on his shin - within 3 days it was black and blue and he had a fever and was very sick. He went to the Dr and they diagnosed it as a spider bite. They gave him prednisone and an antibiotic. He ended up having a...

  • Dengue fever?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors November 10, 2009 01:17 AM

    My 10 yr. old daughter was suffering from a tummy ache on a Friday. After massaging her and giving her paracetomol she rested and was back to normal again. The next day, Saturday we took her to the doctor cos she was complaining of a sore tummy again. Doc says to keep giving her fluid and panadol...

  • Flu or something else?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors October 27, 2009 05:23 PM

    Two weeks ago my friend became severely ill with flu-like symptoms. Fever, chills, cough with phlegm, stuffy nose, weakness and body aches. This illness lasted more than a week and progressed to an ear infection. Two weeks have passed she hasn't recovered completely - lingering cough with phlegm...