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  • badly misdiagnosed for 3 years!

    ladybug2 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors October 19, 2008 05:57 AM

    My problems started out as coughing every time i ate anything,then it turned to drinking i coughed really bad also,i was put on acid reflux meds,told after egd i had ulcers and h-pylori,so i took all the meds i was told to take,a few months later i started it again.well i was sent back to the...

  • breast discharg/ facial hair/ miscarriage/ hysterectomy

    ddmayx 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors October 15, 2008 02:02 AM

    I am 27 years old. I had my first child when i was 20.I was considered to be high risk with that pregnancy due to frequent passing out spells that they guessed was a form of seizures after a boarderline EEG. The passing out ended at the end of the pregnancy. I went back on birth control after...

  • Having Seizures since Feb...

    tjones993 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors July 23, 2008 10:22 PM

    I am a 42yr old female - Back in Feb of this year, out of the blue, my blood pressure sky-rocketed to 210/199 and I was weak in the shower, seeing floaters, thought I was having a stroke - my husband rushed me to emerg room and by the time i got there I could not stand up and if I tried to talk ,my...

  • Running out of patience with Cushings diagnosis.

    birdiegirl1 3 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors July 2, 2008 05:32 PM

    I am a 31 year old female from Indiana. The last 6 months have been some of the roughest I have been through health wise. I started out going to my doctor for what I thought were thyroid related symptoms (due to the fact that I only have half of my thyroid gland). I was experiencing; skin...

  • Aniemia/ Vison Loss

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 25, 2008 05:25 AM

    Does anyone know if there is a correlation between low iron levels and loss of vision?For about 4 months I have been constantly weak, and lightheaded. I get migrains frequently, but during this time, I felt as though my eyes we constantly messed up with the aura effects of a migraine. (By...

  • Headaches

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 16, 2008 01:07 AM

    I was seeing a physician for constant headaches and shortness of breath. He first tried putting me on Lisinopril ( a very common blood pressure med) and gave me medications for what he said to be bronchitis!! The headaches persisted and grew in intensity. After two weeks of seeing this doctor about...

  • Doctor's False Cancer Diagnosis

    DebbieD 4 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 9, 2008 07:43 PM

    I had uturine fibroids a non cancerous well known growth which never and does not denote cancer what so ever! I have read that many many women have them. Sometimes they surround areas of the uturus or are inside the uturus. Sometimes fibroids can cause painful menstruation, lots of extra bleeding...

  • Scans, Scans, and more Scans

    whit3tig3y 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 18, 2008 12:27 AM

    I went to the doctor complaining of really bad and constant headaches and pressure on my nose. I got put on strong painkillers, and the first tests they did were on my eyes. They sent me to an optometrist to look at my eyes to see if it was them, and they found the nerve at the back of my eye was...

  • 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...

  • Empyema. Very rare lung disorder. Not Emphysema

    Randy J Becker 15 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 5, 2008 10:58 AM

    Hi, I am a 41 year old male that up until 3+years ago lived and worked a normal life. It started approximitely in Mid April 2005 when I was leaving the casino in Ft.Lauderdale FL. and noticed that I had a small headache and slightly stiff neck.(for me this is a sign I am getting sick)By the next...

  • glasses.hmmmf

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors April 17, 2008 03:13 AM

    hi everyone ,I have a misdiagnoses story for you I'll give you the short version it all started as a headacheI went to the doctors because I had this headache for a very long timehe told me I just needed glasses so, I went to an eye doctor and got glasses I went back on the road (I was a truck...

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  • Rosacea

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors April 12, 2008 01:09 AM

    So... I have a problem with my face getting very flushed for almost no reason. It will turn red in blotches typically starting on my chest and neck. I don't have a rash and I have pretty clear skin. My skin turns red from heat, cold, embarrassment, anger, sex, if I laugh hard... or anything else....

  • depression ----> Hashimoto's Encephalopathy

    Anonymous 9 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors March 18, 2008 07:43 AM

    I've probably posted this before, but wanted to put this out again just in case it can help someone else. About eight years ago, I started having problems with severe fatigue, increasing migraines, and some (mild) neurological symptoms, especially my balance. I also noticed some trouble with...

  • 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...

  • Still Not Sure......

    DaisyWolf 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors November 18, 2007 11:43 AM

    In November 2004 I had a very scary experience. It was just 2 hours after supper and I was standing in our hallway when all of a sudden I began to feel slightly light headed. I started walking towards our bed when I noticed I was totally off balance, high stepping and feeling very sweaty,...

  • pressure/oain right side of head

    jean40 6 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors November 11, 2007 07:48 PM

    my daughter is 14 years old and has been having pressure on right side of head now for 3 weeks, they do not know what it is and they say its a headache and its not, its pressure with pain. we had to take her to the E.Rthis morning at 6;00 am she was throwing up and had a fever with this pain in her...

  • HELP Persistant Galactorrhea

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors November 1, 2007 04:59 PM

    Sorry in advanced for the typos and bad spelling....I'm 25 year old white female, never been preg. I noticed in April of 2007 that my breast were lactating. This was from both breasts. I took preg. test 3 times all were negative. I went to the OBGYN and she took T3, T4, Free T something..Prolactin...

  • Dizziness

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors October 24, 2007 06:47 PM

    Hi, I have been suffering with headaches on and off and for a long time I have been told that it could be my BC Pills. I haven't had an episode lately but I tend to get light headed and feel like I am going to pass out especially in how weather or crowded places. Does anyone have the same problem...

  • please tell me I am not crazy...

    jharsen 4 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors October 18, 2007 06:30 PM

    I'm a 43 yo mom and wife who was very active until just after my last child was born in 1996. I had a relatively normal pregnancy, I tend to push myslef and began bleeding mid pregnancy and had to remain on strict bedrest, but he was born normally. I HAD THREE CHILDREN WITH NO PAIN MEDS -- ALL...