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  • Was I misdiagnosed?

    younghope 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors September 17, 2013 09:29 PM

    This is my first time here and I am searching to see if there are other's that may have been diagnosed with a form of dementia of any kind? I was diagnosed in 2002 with Organic Brain Disease and eventually Picks's disease also known as Frontal Temporal Lobe Dementia. I was 38 when diagnosed, I am...

  • Have I been Misdiagnosed with Pick's Disease?

    younghope 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors September 17, 2013 08:56 PM

    This is my first time here and I am searching to see if there are other's that may have been diagnosed with a form of dementia of any kind? I was diagnosed in 2002 with Organic Brain Disease and eventually Picks's disease also known as Frontal Temporal Lobe Dementia. I was 38 when diagnosed, I am...

  • What is Medical malpractice? This is a must read!

    AnnaMariaQQss 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors March 17, 2011 08:36 AM

    I am always sick. I was diagnosed with SLE (Lupus) in 2002 shortly after my son was born. At first while undergoing testing for Lupus I was devastated. After many different Dr. visits and tests It became evident that for me, Lupus could be maintained by a healthier life style and eating habits. I...

  • What is Medical malpractice? This is!

    AnnaMariaQQss 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors March 17, 2011 08:10 AM

    I am always sick. I was diagnosed with SLE (Lupus) in 2002 shortly after my son was born. At first while undergoing testing for Lupus I was devastated. After many different Dr. visits and tests It became evident that for me, Lupus could be maintained by a healthier life style and eating habits. I...

  • 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...

  • Misread MRI, what can i do?

    rm1980 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors September 20, 2010 06:51 AM

    I was released from an ER 3 days ago, unable to walk, i can barely move left side of my body and i have numbness/severe loss of sensation throughout my body. I had a previous accident which resulted in c4-c6 being fused. I have had many MRI's since the accident 4 years ago so i know that i have...

  • I need help with numbness

    Anonymous 4 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors September 7, 2010 01:52 PM

    The first of May of 2010,I had what I thought were symptoms for Lyme disease.I have weakness in one leg,loss of function in knee,numbness in one arm and hand and numbness in the other hand ,tingling and burning in tips of fingers and one arm, fatigue , and shortness of breath. Went to the Dr. had...

  • Missed fracture

    Nimmer 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors August 17, 2010 12:22 AM

    I was injured and went to the ER and told them I was going into shock, mech of injury etc. They took x-rays and told me I had a torn ACL to see a ortho surg when swelling goes down. I was given a splint and told to ice and elevate. A few hours later I took the splint of as I was on the couch and...

  • emergency room doc stumped passes the buc

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors July 22, 2010 01:36 AM

    driving to work yesterday morning my wife called me complaining of sudden vision problems in left eye , along with numbness in cheek below left eye. when she looked at traffic light colors had extra ring around them. also had onset of headache about a 5 0n scale 0-10.headache unlike previous rare...

  • 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...

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  • Chest, back, abdominal pain, head burns, lots of weird symptoms along with it...

    frustrated75 12 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 12, 2010 06:44 PM

    I'll try to make this as short as I can. I am a 34 year old women who has been in pain for at least 15 years now. I have chest, back, abdominal pains as well as pains in my head and sensations of my face going numb, numbness and tingling in my arms/hands and legs/feet. Sometimes I get lightheaded...

  • catching bi-polar

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors January 17, 2010 10:49 AM

    first i would like to give a little history so you can see how crazy this sounds About a year ago i started with dizzy spells , falls and frequent urination and logically i was tested for diabetes which it was discovered i did not have , about 6 months ago i started with muscle spasms in the arms...

  • Lisfranc Joint Injury

    LucyP64 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors October 27, 2009 06:24 PM

    Several years ago I experienced a foot injury after missing the last step on my deck stairs. I had my left foot in a stepping position when I went down on the concrete patio. My left foot immediately puffed up on top, turning red and blue. I was in excruciating pain. I had also twisted my right...

  • frustated with Fibro Myalgia catchall, Drs aren't listening!! Help!!!

    danig4585 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors August 26, 2009 03:12 PM

    I'm an active 26 years old woman, I present symptoms similar to TOS but Doctors immediately dismiss it, most of which I believe is attributed to lack of empathy, concern and knowledge concerning this condition. One physician may order a test and the next may prescribe yet another medication. This...

  • frustated with Fibro Myalgia catchall, Drs aren't listening!! Help!!!

    danig4585 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors August 26, 2009 03:09 PM

    I'm an active 26 years old woman, I present symptoms similar to TOS but Doctors immediately dismiss it, most of which I believe is attributed to lack of empathy, concern and knowledge concerning this condition. One physician may order a test and the next may prescribe yet another medication. This...

  • Help

    GeminiAmy 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 25, 2009 09:17 PM

    Hi There,I am new to this, I am 36 years old and 6 months ago I get numbness in my upper leg but it went away a month later, and then in both feet, I went to the doctor and she give me some muscle relaxers which didn't work and a couple weeks later my whole right arm became numb and tingling, I...

  • Being told nothing's wrong, when you know something is!

    ChronicNate 8 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 6, 2009 04:52 AM

    (I posted this in another section, but it's relevant here as well so I figured I might as well)Hello everyone, I'm new here as you can probably tell. I have a nice laundry list of medical issues, but I'll focus on the worst for now.About 2 years ago I was leaning to reach for something on my left...

  • PHN and burning nerve pain

    lanzacole 4 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 26, 2009 08:26 PM

    Have been having burning nerve pain associated with intestinal motility for over a month now. The pain and burning radiate up to the left arm and across the pectoral muscle also triggering numbness and tingling of the left shin and foot and all the way up into left side of face and bridge of nose....

  • Multiple Sclerosis Misdiagnosed

    BellyJeans 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors November 23, 2008 02:46 PM

    In 2004, I began to feel as if I have a pinched nerve between my spine and right shoulder blade. The feeling would come and go. Sometimes, I would also feel as if I had a terrible stiff neck, which would also come and go. I always figured these were due to stress or just sleeping in the wrong...