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  • Misdiagnosed with perpheral neuropathy

    lefthanded 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors July 21, 2011 09:13 PM

    I was diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy for several years, with no treatment offered. Then I made an appointment with an MS specialist, and while he does not feel I have sufficient symptoms to diagnose Multiple Sclerosis yet, he does feel I have a type of transverse myelitis whereby my body's...

  • Have you experienced abuse & are now Diagnosed?

    whiterose11 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors July 14, 2011 12:28 PM

    Hi all, i find this website so interesting and its so great that people can share their stories and gain support on here. I've had an interesting journey as an abuse survivor who was put in mental health care due to depression, anxiety, rage... all the normal disregulated emotions that come along...

  • misdiagnosed????

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors July 8, 2011 07:27 AM

    I am 28 yrs old I have only had two sexual partners in my life one from the age of 18- 23 then I went about 4 yrs without even holding hands with a guy. Then I slept with a friend of mine which we had been friend for a couple of years now and he is definitely more sexually active then I am but gets...

  • Unexpected erection before bedtime.

    arneshaj83 5 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors July 7, 2011 08:49 PM

    [/B My fiance has a problem trying to doze off because of an erection happening when going to sleep. It happens everyday and he has to masturbate or have oral from me in order to help it go down. Otherwise his erection will not go away what does he need to do to rectify this situation.

  • Itchy red spots scattered all over my legs- please help!

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 27, 2011 11:08 AM

    im only 16 and for about 4-5 months now iv had these really itchy red spots scattered across my thighs, calves and my knees. iv had a few suggestions what they might be of friends, they said it could be bites from flea's, bed bugs etc. to in grown hairs and even Meningitis! The spots are turning...

  • 1st test hsv 2.2nd test chicken pox virus?

    todd8787 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 19, 2011 05:49 AM

    hello, I got tested about 3 weeks ago for Herpes simplex virus as I had a red mark on the head of my penis. the first time I went the doctor said just a burst bloody vessel from sport. so i left it and it didnt go away.. 2nd time i went back and he did a herpes test just to make sure it wasnt he...

  • How tophaceous gout became paranoid schizophrenia Explanation part

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 12, 2011 09:53 AM

    Hello everybody.This is a true story from today's Finland. The text is my statement of facts to The European Court of Human Rights. I have later invented a whole new method to diagnose tophaceous gout that doesn't produce any known visible symptoms. You can read more about my private medical...

  • good info, not sure if posted yet.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 11, 2011 05:13 PM

    had these Mouth ulcers for years, as soon as I stopped using products with Sodium Lauryl Sulfate they have not come back ( i also live a VERY healthy life style).Hope this helps someone on this forum :)

  • 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...

  • my 3 year roundabout

    historian 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 6, 2011 12:14 PM

    Putting three yrs of medical problems into as few words as pos is indeed a huge task without racing against the clock also so I hope someone might recongnise some symptoms and just to lead me on the right road is preference to the agony I daily put up with.It was 3yrs ago and getting out of the...

  • Stroke, TIA's or hemiplegic migraines

    tazref 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 6, 2011 07:49 AM

    Hi,I have been called special but feel a freak following the last 6 years of on/off hospital stays/ clinics/ MRI's/ drugs etc.. Now I know how a lab rat feels!! If Doctors could just be hoinest & say 'we are not sure, but we need to help you to get to the bottom of this' it would be so much more...

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  • misdiagnosis?????

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 4, 2011 04:10 PM

    I have a problem. Since I was 16 I always go to the obgyn & they tell me I have yeast infection & bacterial vaginosis & they gave me flagyl medicine or whatever. They have never told me I had herpes or any other diseases. I am 18 now & I have yeast infection. One day the itch was so severe that I...

  • Chantix and Hair Loss

    drhowell 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 31, 2011 10:47 AM

    I am familiar with Chantix and it's side effects and I have never come across anyone losing their hair because of Chantix.I would be very interested in learning about how someone noticed their hair loss.

  • pregnancy symptoms

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 27, 2011 05:57 PM

    i have been on the nuvaring for about 4 yrs now and in febuary i took the nuvaring out since i no longer had insurance at the time i didnt think it would mess my body up like it has after taking the nuvaring out i got my period about 5 days later that was basically normal for me but then in march i...

  • Lymphoma - orbital tissue

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 25, 2011 11:18 PM

    I went to docs in January with eye lid lowering. I was referred to specialist who examined my eye and concluded I had a condition call ptosis which needed operation at the cost of about £3000.I was just about to go for op when i took ill at work. Went to walk in clinic who thought i had mini...

  • Freaking out

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 25, 2011 01:59 AM

    For the last few weeks I have been having off and on intense itching in my vagina area especially after sex. It was so bad this past weekend that I literally rubbed myself raw with toliet paper. Needless to say I went to the gyno today to find out want was wrong and I was completely shocked to...

  • 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...

  • back pain after gall bladder out

    Jennifer F 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 24, 2011 01:28 PM

    Been getting on OK after gall bladder op, nearly18 months ago now, after getting lots of stomach pain. Now getting back pain down the left hand side and under left shoulder blade. The stomach problem is improving. Not due to see consultant till July, but it is really getting me down and not able...

  • NuvaRing

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 22, 2011 02:25 AM

    I put in my nuvaring the first day of my period (april 18th), sometime within the next week I took it out and never used it again. It is now May 21st and I have not had my period. When should I expect it? Would my cycle change because I took it out early?

  • looking beyond his faults

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 19, 2011 07:23 AM

    My boyfriend and I broke up for about 2 or 3 weeks. During that time I remained faithful. He on the other hand had some type of dealings with at least 1 other female maybe even 2 or 3. The same day we got back together we had sex. The next day I was on fire when I urinated. It is so bad that I...