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  • 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...

  • just want 2 b me again!!!!!!!!!!

    scarred4eva 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors January 26, 2008 05:26 AM

    :(:mad::confused:,,,3 yrs ago i got an itchy face,,put it down to hay fever. Then my face started to break out(acne appearence) , then my legs , my arms ,and scalp. I felt like i had maggots crawling under my skin. ....It got worse and sore and would not heal.I had blood tests and was sent to a...

  • 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...

  • please tell me I am not crazy... part2

    jharsen 15 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors October 18, 2007 06:31 PM

    New symptoms since summer: Nearly-constant diarrhea, watery and bright green with undigested waste passed. Occasionally greasy thick greenish brown waste but then immediately back to watery and emerald green. This has been going on since MID JUNE. Drs say I need to consider antidepressants again as...

  • can anyone help?

    maggiemay 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors October 18, 2007 03:19 PM

    Hi, my first time up I've read so many reassuring threads from people that it's given me confidence to feel I'm not alone. I've had an underactive thyroid for years and feel exhausted with no energy most of the time like continually ill, I get joint pain, headaches and am dizzy most days. I've had...

  • Undiagnosed for 14 years and counting

    Byrdberes 9 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors October 17, 2007 04:33 AM

    Female 41 years old. !4 years ago had normal labor and delivery of second son and within a week was very ill. Had Infectious Diesease Doctors come in, Rhumetoid specialists, OBGYNs, dermatologists, internal medicine docs etc.Symptoms occur once every 2-3 months but not always:Feels like I have a...

  • Chronic Fever

    wilson03 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors September 18, 2007 08:37 AM

    I have a four year old that has been on four medications in eight weeks, in which none of them are taking care of the fever. The dr.'s are treating him for strep throat even though the cultures are negative. I feel like something more is wrong but can't get them to intensify their attitude to...

  • no one can tell me what happened to my hubsand

    tazs_wife36 14 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors September 2, 2007 02:40 AM

    I need help. My husband just passed away on the 26th of August. The problem is no one will or won't tell me what happened to him. We took him to the hospital thinking he was having a heart attack. The local hospital admitted him cause he was short of breath but heart checked out fine. While...

  • Am I Just Cursed?

    castlerocklives 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors August 29, 2007 04:27 PM

    Forgive the length of this, I will be as brief as possible, and, no, I am not making anything up. I had been very healthy all of my life until January 2000, when the first of 2 melanomas was surgically removed from my left leg. I was 35 and my risk factor was being unlucky to be born with...

  • Children die from OSA Obstructed Sleep Apnea

    armyranger 3 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors July 2, 2007 09:48 PM

    When I returned home from Iraq in 2004 I observed my child with signs of OSA. Obstructed Sleep Apnea. Three years later and more than eight trips to the emergency room to include at least six trips to the Primary care doctor in 2006 my son still struggles to breath. In 2007 and most resently in...

  • suggest why it happend

    sasitolety 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 30, 2007 11:34 AM

    Request for medical opinion on the services rendered by these doctors. Patient’s name: K. Mounika DOB: 26.02.1994 at 5.05PM I would like to bring to your kind notice that my daughter baby K. Mounika Age 12 years died on 02.07.2006 at 05.20 AM, with her case early days...

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  • My Misdiagnosis of pneumonia

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 23, 2007 03:23 AM

    Hi I am a 13 year old that has to deal with all of the troubling stuff that goes on in a teenage life. This year wasnt one of my greatest years. I became friends with one of these kids and then all of my best friends turned their back on me and then the friend i made at the beginning of the year...

  • Trouble with steroid shot

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 6, 2007 09:25 PM

    My 4 year old daughter had a case of Strep throat that we began treating right away. She seemed to improve quickly. After being fever free for 12 hours she developed 103 fever, couldn't move her neck, and couldn't open her mouth. She kept complaining that her ear hurt as well. In fact that was her...

  • operated on me and still got the pains wrong diagnosis!

    milz123 2 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors April 12, 2007 09:46 AM

    i wonder if anyone can help me... i was in hospital 8 weeks ago with a suspeted appendicitas! they thought it was appendix so they did a lapascopic appendisectomy! well that all went well untill i woke up and still had the pain. The doctor said it could just be pain from the operation so i thought...

  • Misdiagnosed with bug bites and phlebitis for Erythema Nodosum

    Rebeccastrecker 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors April 9, 2007 06:21 PM

    http://www.geocities.com/erythema_nodosum/Officegirl.jpg My life with Erythema NodosumMy name is Rebecca Strecker and I have had a rare condition called Erythema Nodosum for the past 38 years. My first experience with EN came in the summer of 1968 when I was in my early 20’s. It...

  • shortness of breath...

    do11face 14 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 23, 2007 07:13 PM

    I'm a 31 year old woman who has been experiening shortness of breath for about 9-10 years now. I had an eating disorder in my early 20's and was very underweight and had a handful of fainting spells. I'm only mentioning this because I don't know if it could be somehow related. The breathing problem...

  • Daughter Misdiagnosed

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 13, 2007 08:27 PM

    On my daughters 3rd day home she had an episode of apnea (not breathing & was blue from head to toe) while I was feeding her. She came out of it after just a few seconds and we rushed her to the hospital, she was life-flighted to the closest major childrens hospital. She had become extremely...

  • gbs

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 11, 2007 12:52 AM

    I was 59 yrs. old when diagnosed with GBS. (15 years ago). I never had any reversal. Paralyzed from the neck down. What I find curious about the diagnosis is that everyone I have contacted that had GBS had some measure of improvement. I was taken to the hospital upon noticing the first systoms or...

  • misdiagnosis of meningitis, doctor and hospital cover up and ending up with ETC ..

    Anonymous 10 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 4, 2007 03:02 AM

    I had everything leading up to meningitis. The nausea, headache,breathing difficulty. low appetite, excrusiating leg pains, fever,spots in my groin, sinus infection. I am so tramatize by what happened to me that it is difficult to write this and after you read my story you will understand. I had...

  • 50 years with scarlet fever?

    DaisyLee 5 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 3, 2007 08:27 PM

    :mad: Yes I am a little angry to day, and feverish with my itchy rash. Here’s the story. I was born in 1953. There are two events that happened early in my life that seem to keep colliding in the course of my life. When I was 15 months old, I fell from a 2nd story window and landed on my chin onto...