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  • Misdiagnosed with Diabetes. What now?

    Kylyssa 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors October 6, 2011 03:25 PM

    Two weeks ago I was diagnosed with full-blown type two diabetes and put on medication. The medication disagreed with me causing severe vomiting and diarrhea so I had to stop it. The number for my A1C that I'd been told was a 7 something which is a clearly diabetic number. But, my actual lab...

  • achalasia

    dragon64 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 7, 2011 10:04 AM

    hi all, my daughter was last year diagnosed with achalasia after 12 months of doctors telling us that she had an eating disorder. She went from a healthy 55 kilo down to 37 kilo in this 12 months and it didn't matter who we saw or who we spoke to it always came down to the fact that she was a...

  • Sick for 2 & half years

    Professional vomiter 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors March 5, 2011 03:26 AM

    I have been vomiting and nauseated for 2&1/2 years multiple diagnosis. Which means multiple new medications lots of tests and then diagnosed with some rare thing that no one really knows about functional vomiting. No medications have worked. I have been to the er multiple times had an nasogastric...

  • Fecal Impaction

    somewhere 2 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors December 17, 2010 08:37 AM

    I'm 29 yo. Lately have been having chronic anal fissures which i've been seeing my doctor about. I finally revealed to him today an experience I had when I was 20 or 21 that I have been paranoid had caused me long-term bowel damage.About 8 or 9 years ago I was away from home with my boyfriend, had...

  • Wrong diagnosis of a stomach virus

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors October 4, 2010 08:58 PM

    My 11 niece had been complaining of stomach and back pain since the beginning of last week. We took her to the emergency room on thursday. They took a urine sample, did x-rays and bloodtests. The Dr said all tests were normal and said she had a simple stomach virus. He prescribe medication for...

  • Always Retching or vomiting in the morning when i get up

    Anonymous 10 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 1, 2010 02:55 PM

    hi i am 32 male who have nausea morning sickness since 6 years ago, i though that happens to pregnant women. recently it got worse, in the morning i cannot even eat and had trouble going to work as onece i rushed to the car park i will start feeling like i am going to throw up, even on an empty...

  • 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...

  • my wrong diagnosis journey

    mermaid 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors December 29, 2009 11:17 AM

    I have many illnesses. I have some major problems of misdiagnosis along the way that have impacted my life.In 1991, I had a D&C for what the doctor thought was a miscarriage. He did not read the path report. For three weeks I continued to have bleeding and severe pain. Five doctors saw me and...

  • crohns

    78camaro 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors December 7, 2009 01:23 AM

    My fiance has a history of crohns disease (15yrs), but lately she has been having a constant sharp stabing pain in her upper abdomen. She also has nausea and vomiting whether she eats or not. Most of the time the pain and nausea get worse after she eats or drinks. She has had this pain for 7 months...

  • Severe headache

    waterman02 2 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors October 31, 2009 02:47 AM

    In Sept. 09, I all of a sudden developed a severe headache which was so painful I can't desctibe. I started vomiting because of the pain. I went to the ER and they basically told me they didn't know what caused it and sent me home. A few days later I went to a neurosurgeon and he immediately sent...

  • 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...

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  • Chronic Stomach Pains, Nausea and vomiting

    Anonymous 19 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors July 24, 2009 06:56 PM

    Hi Everyone: I am in desperate need of help, suggestion or remedy for the Chronic stomach pains, associated with aggressive nausea and vomiting that I am suffering from. My symptoms started Jan 2008, and to date I am still suffering from the unpredictable attacks. At first the attacks were...

  • plasmodium vivex

    usman ghani 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 7, 2009 11:21 PM

    my child age 1 year of age has been suffering from fever,vomiting and retching,his blood test for MP(malaria parasite)found plasmodium vivex,he has been taken coartem for three days but he did not recovered,i suspect that this medicine is right for this parasite (plasmodium vivex)or not please...

  • PLEASE help me about ; Misdiagnosis OVARIES CYSTS & Laparoscopy surgery

    UNREALMONTH 5 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 13, 2009 07:47 AM

    I am so happy that I found this site .. I am hoping you guys can give me some advice. I don't know if this is a case of misdiagnoses or just plain old stupidity on my or my doctors part.. but I need advice~~I will try to make this short: Last month I had Laparoscopy surgery; a ablation (sp) + D &...

  • I Knew I was Right!

    cricet25 3 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors December 22, 2008 03:31 AM

    I went to the E.R. and told the doc what I was going thru and told him I was tired and the my lymph nodes in my neck were swollen and they were not painful, nor did I have a cough or runny nose or any other kind of sickness. I was perfectly fine except for the swollen glands in my neck. He told me...

  • Misdiagnosed with MDR TB

    kansasii 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors November 18, 2008 04:37 PM

    A year and a half ago I was diagnosed with a lung infection called mycobaterium kansasii. I was on a terrible drug regime for more than a year at which time I was to have a sputum test to see if I was clear. For the entire year all the signs, including xray, ct scans, blood tests, said I was well....

  • My baby Ella's story--misdiagnosed

    calinden44 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors August 25, 2008 10:40 PM

    I will briefly describe below what happened to my baby girl, Ella Grace. To begin with, she had a CT scan 7 months prior to her death because our pediatrician was OVERWHELMINGLY concerned about the growth of her head circumference from one check up to the next, and if her condition (hydrocephalus,...

  • Misdiagnosed neck/back pain almost killed me!

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 12, 2008 02:37 PM

    I had a new family doctor who nearly quite literally killed me. My old family practice broke up, and just as I was in the process of transferring my records to a new practice, I had a really bad asthma attack, which landed me in the hospital overnight, with chest pain (but not wheezing any more...

  • The symptoms lied

    LymeTime 3 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors March 3, 2008 08:36 PM

    first id like to quote my first thread on here: ok so a couple months ago i got some symptoms that include fatigue chills fever headache muscle and joint pain these lasted around 2 months, but i thought i should be checked out. all the docotrs in the area were booked and i get scared easily (when...

  • 10 years of no help, with suicide headaches from Astrocytoma

    ZDELI1980 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors March 1, 2008 12:08 AM

    hi I am now 27 years old, I have ben in daily pain since i was 12 years old, when I started vomiting from daily headaches they MIR SCANED me, I was dignosised with a heomangioblastoma deep in my head, deemed to be unremovable. It was monitered every 6 months through scans, I was put on tons of...