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Aug 15, 2014 · 63 Replies

Mystery Solved – Diagnosis Moves Patient from Frustration to Peace of Mind and a Plan

By iggeez @iggeez1416

Karen Gibson at Mayo Clinic with her husband. I want to share my story to possibly help another person and to hopefully help others who are still facing their own health unknowns.

I struggled for years with extreme fatigue, major skin problems, muscle weakness, escalating eye issues, and a host of other unexplained symptoms. I moved to Georgia with more and more symptoms. I developed relationships with new doctors and developed new symptoms – seizures and heart-related syncope. I went to see a neurologist, who began to run tests. In the meantime, I had regular quarterly blood panels by my regular physician, who upon reporting to me by phone noted no irregularities. I was told time and time again to stop chasing a diagnosis. My family continued to watch my decline.

After running numerous tests, my neurologist could only ascertain that I may have had some mini-strokes. My neurologist referred me to a major university hospital. After two visits, and being practically laughed out of the place, I began to have serious doubts about my symptoms and began to believe the many specialists and psychologists who told me it was emotional response. 

I got up my nerve, went to my neurologist and cried like a baby in front of him, telling him that there is no way my symptoms are in my "head." - Karen Gibson

I had to do a lot of soul searching to make my next move. I got up my nerve, went to my neurologist and cried like a baby in front of him, telling him that there is no way my symptoms are in my "head." I asked him what he thought I should do next. He told me he felt that my only move next was to visit Mayo Clinic, and he made a referral for me.

I began gathering all my records. I received my blood panels for the previous year leading up to my clinic visit. Upon receiving them, I noticed that there were several flags on all of them for the entire previous year. Armed with blood panels, MRIs, heart records and everything else I could find that related to my symptoms, I got my first visit with Mayo Clinic.

It is truly an amazing place. My first visit was two days, and in that time, they had an initial diagnosis and suggested treatment course. I was truly amazed at their patience, caring, organization and listening skills. Not to mention their immediate response to my health concerns. From my very first day, I experienced the organization and empathy of staff members. When I saw the doctors, they were on time and engaged. They truly listened, paid attention, asked questions, and did everything they needed to do without rushing me out the door wondering what just happened.

I have had two visits, and I am about to make my third journey. I live out of state, but I don't care. It has meant so much to me to finally know what my medical conditions are and that I have begun my treatments. It turns out that I have a diagnosis of myasthenia gravis and lupus. My symptoms are classic for both conditions and make so much sense now. It has been such a blessing to now understand my health conditions and work to live with them and make my quality of life as good as it can be.

I am forever grateful to Mayo Clinic, and they truly are a team. While it isn't an easy life, I can now make it a quality life. Before Mayo Clinic I was having difficulty just getting out of bed, and now I get out of bed do chores, go out to eat, and do things I used to take for granted. The Mayo Clinic Team is the best there is.

There are no words to describe how relieved I felt once I understood my conditions. No one wants to hear it, but everyone needs to know Mayo Clinic has now given me the knowledge and strength I need.

This story was written by Mayo Clinic patient Karen Gibson.


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Tags: Lupus, myasthenia gravis, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Patient Stories, Rheumatology

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philpsgoodman

Posted by @philpsgoodman, Thu, Apr 20 at 5:29am CDT

All thanks to Dr Akpan for curing my HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS / HPV with his herbal medicine, i do not have much to say but with all my life i will for ever be grateful to him and God Almighty for using Dr Akpan to reach me when i thought it was all over, today i am happy with my life again after the medical doctor have confirmed my HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS / HPV of a year and half is gone,i have never in my life believed that HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS could be cured by herbal medicine. So i want to use this means to reach other persons who have this disease by testifying the power of Dr Akpan and that all hope is not lost yet, try and contact him by any means for any kind of disease with his email: akpanherbalhelp@gmail.com or +2348143502763 for call and whatsapp

philpsgoodman

Posted by @philpsgoodman, Fri, Apr 21 at 6:43am CDT

HELLO OUT THERE.. i quickly want to use this opportunity to explain to you how useful it is to pay attention to any articles that come across your way in life, long time ago i was told by my doctor that There is currently no cure for Herpes Simplex virus. i learnt that Most treatment on herpes focuses on getting rid of sores and limiting outbreaks was made from herbs. It is possible that your sores will disappear without treatment. However, your doctor may determine that you need one or more of the following medications: acyclovir, famciclovir, valacyclovir. These medications may come in oral (pill) form, or may be applied as a cream. For severe outbreaks, these medications may also be administered by injection. However, there are herbal therapies that could totally eradicate this virus from the body meanwhile there has been proofs and lots of testimonies to that effect. I took my time to work with one Dr. Akpan on and how his herbs magically cured me when I contracted this embarrassing virus. Please do reach out to Dr. Akpan to cure you the way he did to me now via his email: akpanherbalhelp@gmail.com or +2348143502763 for call and whatsapp

miltonbroome

Posted by @miltonbroome, Fri, Apr 21 at 7:04am CDT

Am here again to list the disease I've had HEP B problem over 12 years. I tried everything, of course I went to the doctor. about a hundred times, and though about my Family, I know my Family will face a serious problem when I’m gone, I lost hope and I wept all day, but one day I was surfing the internet I found Dr. Twins contact number. I called him and he guided me. I asked him for solutions and he started the remedies for my health. Thank God, now everything is fine, I’m cured by Dr. Twins herbal medicine, I’m very thankful to Dr. Dr. Twins and very happy with my hubby and family.his email: PEACEHELPMEDICALCENTRE@HOTMAIL.COM or contact his hot line:+2348077544690
DOCTOR TOPE CAN AS WELL CURE THE FOLLOWING DISEASE:-

1. HIV/AIDS
2. HERPES
3. CANCER ALL KINDS
4. ALS
5. Hepatitis A,B,C
6. Diabetes
7. CHRONIC DISEASE
8. Coronary Artery Disease (Ischemic Heart Disease)
9. Alopecia
10.Bipolar disorder
11.Bedwetting
12.Carpal tunnel syndrome
13.Celiac disease
14.Ear Infections
15.Endometriosis
16.Epilepsy
17.Chlamydia
18.Syphilis
19.Gonorrhea
20.HPV
21.Gain Weight
22. EBV
23. COPD
Dr. Twins God will continue to bless you more abundantly, for the good works you doing in peoples life

mercy1234

Posted by @mercy1234, Fri, Apr 21 at 4:42pm CDT

A TRUE LIFE TESTIMONY OF HOW I GOT CURED FROM DIABETES VIRUS[with Herbal Traditional medicine]
Hello My Name is MERCY ANDREWS,I am Out here to give my testimony about a Herbalist doctor called DR EROMOSELE HERBS who helped me in my life. I was infected with DIABETES VIRUS in 2009, i went to many hospitals for cure but there was no solution, so I was thinking how can I get a solution out so that my body can be okay. One day I was in the river side thinking where I can go to get solution. so a lady walked to me telling me why am I so sad and i open up all to her telling her my problem, she told me that she can help me out, she introduce me to a doctor who uses herbal medication to cure DIABETE VIRUS and gave me his whatsap number then i added him quickly , so i chatted with him. He told me all the things I need to do and also give me instructions on how to take the herbs, which I followed properly. Before I knew what is happening after two weeks the DIABETE VIRUS that was in my body got vanished.At first i didn't believe then i went to my doctor for check up and the test result was negative.am now a living testimony So if you are also heart
broken and also need a help add him on whatsap[ +2348022010422] for quick response....

janice4

Posted by @janice4, Fri, Apr 21 at 6:29pm CDT

God bless Dr. Olologun for his marvelous work in my life, I was diagnosed of HERPES since 2012 and I was taking my medications, I wasn't satisfied i needed to get the HERPES out of my system, I searched about some possible cure for HERPES i saw a comment about Dr. Olologun, how he cured HERPES with his herbal medicine, I contacted him and he guided me. I asked for solutions, he started the remedy for my health, he sent me the medicine through UPS SPEED POST. I took the medicine as prescribed by him and 14 days later i was cure from HERPES, Dr. Olologun truly you are great, do you need his help also? Why don't you contact him through text +12052912541

mercy1234

Posted by @mercy1234, Fri, Apr 21 at 7:18pm CDT

God bless Dr. EROMOSELE for his marvelous work in my life, I was diagnosed of HERPES since 2012 and I was taking my medications, I wasn't satisfied i needed to get the HERPES out of my system, I searched about some possible cure for HERPES i saw a comment about Dr. EROMOSELE, how he cured HERPES with his herbal medicine, I contacted him and he guided me. I asked for solutions, he started the remedy for my health, he sent me the medicine through UPS SPEED POST. I took the medicine as prescribed by him and 14 days later i was cure from HERPES, Dr. EROMOSELE truly you are great, do you need his help also? Why don't you contact him through text on whatsap [+2348022010422]

miltonbroome

Posted by @miltonbroome, Sat, Apr 22 at 2:50pm CDT

¡Hola amigos!
Soy Milton Broom por su nombre y vivo en Estados Unidos y quiero usar esta gran oportunidad para compartir con ustedes un testimonio sobre cómo me curaron de HERPES GENITALES con la ayuda de la Medicina Herbal de Dr. TWINS.

Más de 2 años ahora he estado sufriendo y viviendo en el dolor con este virus herpes mortal, el miedo creció en mi mente todos los días como he oído que no hay cura para él, pero a mí sabía que los medicamentos no era la única opción en el tratamiento de los virus Y la infección, mi mayor problema fue que estaba lleno de dolor como los síntomas ha circulado sobre mi cuerpo.
Hace pocos meses decidí obtener más información en línea sobre el herpes, y mientras yo estaba navegando por la web, me encontré con algunos testimonios de varias personas sobre cómo el Dr. TWINS ha estado utilizando su medicina a base de hierbas para curar diferentes enfermedades, al principio me sorprendió Como nunca he oído hablar de tal cosa antes, y también dudaba que si era cierto, ya que nunca llegó a los medios de comunicación, estas personas dieron la dirección de correo electrónico del Dr. TWINS y nos aconsejó que contactarlo con cualquier problema, aunque yo estaba dudando de él Decidí poner una prueba en él, además era el primer momento para mí escuchar algo así, copié la dirección de correo electrónico del Dr. TWINS y le envié un mensaje sobre mi estado de salud y también pedí por su medicina en orden Para que yo tuviera buena salud, me dio una respuesta después de algunas horas y me dijo que el procedimiento implicado para que yo pueda obtener su medicina, también me dijo que iba a enviarme un medicamento líquido a base de hierbas que iba Tomar durante 2 semanas y después de 2 semanas iw Estaré totalmente curado.
Fui con el Dr. TWINS y seguí exactamente como me dijo este hombre, después de 3 a 5 días de comunicación que finalmente recibió un paquete del servicio de correo y que fue la medicina enviada por el Dr TWINS
Empecé a tomar la medicina como fue dirigido por el Dr. TWINS y después de 2 semanas también comencé a ver algunos cambios en mi piel, y después de un mes pasó noté que las erupciones en mi piel se aclararon y ahora estaba orinando sin dolores, i Estaba sorprendido y tuve un pensamiento para mí mismo de nuevo! ¿ESTA ESTA REALMENTE FUNCIONANDO? Cuando me di cuenta de estos cambios me contactó con este gran PAP y le dije sobre él, me dijo que fuera al hospital y hacer un chequeo si el virus todavía está allí, en realidad fui al hospital el viernes para hacer algunas pruebas y Después de 3 días el resultado salió que estaba completamente libre de HERPES, todavía mucha gente no va a creer esto, pero realmente funciona.
Dr. TWINS, es un hombre valiente y se establece para responder a todas las enfermedades humanas, hoy estoy viviendo en buena salud como sólo con una prueba que conquisté mi dolor y el dolor, por favor, puede comunicarse con el Dr. TWINS para cualquier problema o enfermedad viral correo electrónico Inmediatamente por sus quejas: PEACEHELPMEDICALCENTRE@HOTMAIL.COM.

mercy1234

Posted by @mercy1234, Sat, Apr 22 at 3:19pm CDT

i don't understand

miltonbroome

Posted by @miltonbroome, Sat, Apr 22 at 3:14pm CDT

Hi friends!
I am Milton Broom by name and i live in USA and i want to use this great opportunity to share with you a testimony on how i was cured from GENITAL HERPES with the help of Dr TWINS Herbal Medicine.

Over 2 years now i have been suffering and living in pain with this deadly virus Herpes, fear grew in my mind everyday as i heard there is no cure for it, but to me i knew that medical drugs was not the only option in treating viruses and infection, my greatest problem was that i was stocked in pain as the symptoms has circulated over my body.
Few Months ago i decided to get more information online concerning herpes,and while i was surfing the web, i came across some great testimonials from various people on how Dr TWINS has been using his herbal medicine to cure different diseases, at first i was shocked as i have never heard of such thing before, and also i doubted if it was true as it never came up on media, these people gave out the email address of Dr TWINS and advised we contact him for any problem, though i was doubting him i decided to put a test on it, moreover it was the fist time for me to hear something like that, i copied the email address of Dr TWINS and i sent him a message about my health status and i also requested for his medicine in order for me to get good health, he gave me a responded after some hours and he told me the procedure involved in order for me to get his medicine, he also said to me he was going to send me some herbal liquid medicine which I was going to take for 2 weeks and after 2 weeks i will be totally cured.
I went with Dr TWINS and i followed exactly as i was told by this man, after 3 to 5 days of communication i eventually received a package from the mailing service and that was the medicine sent by Dr TWINS
I started taking the medicine as i was directed by Dr TWINS and after 2 weeks i also started seen some changes on my skin, and after a month passed i noticed that the rashes on my skin are cleared and i was now urinating without pains, i was surprised and i had a thought to myself again LIKE! IS THIS REALLY WORKING OUT? when i noticed this changes i contacted this Great PAP and i told him about it, he told me to go to the hospital and do some check up if the virus is still there, i actually went to the hospital on Friday to do some test and after 3 days the result came out that i was completely free from HERPES, still many people will not believe this, but it really works.
Dr TWINS, is a brave man and he is set to answer all human diseases, today i am living in good health as just with a test i conquered my pain and sorrow, Please you can contact Dr TWINS for any problem or viral disease email him immediately for your complains :PEACEHELPMEDICALCENTRE@HOTMAIL.COM.

mercy1234

Posted by @mercy1234, Sat, Apr 22 at 5:20pm CDT

hello viewers
am happy publishing my testimony to the whole world on how DR EROMOSELE cured my DIABETES WITH HERBAL MEDICINE... One year ago I weighed 125 kg (275 lbs). I took medications for diabetes, cholesterol and high blood pressure. I am 39 years old and have eaten a nutrition-sparse diet most of my life, high in sugars and refined carbohydrates. When I was first diagnosed with diabetes 6 years ago, my doctor told me that diabetes was a progressive disease that would require management, but that it was ultimately incurable. My feet were beginning to go numb, a sure sign of nerve damage in the extremities. A happy and healthy entry into my senior years seemed a distant possibility. I was resigned to what I saw as the inevitable, a limb amputation, blindness, a stroke or a heart attack.
Thus, one year ago I was not a happy camper. I decided to have bariatric surgery as I was led to believe that this could be a cure for diabetes. At this time I became increasingly aware of the relation between diet and health through numerous web searches. I was already aware of the Atkins diet (the 1st diet revolution), with its emphasis on a very low carbohydrate intake. I then became aware of the Paleo diet. Its underlying nutritional philosophy just made sense to me. I was sold; I cancelled my planned bariatric surgery and threw myself into the Paleo program. Over the next few months I certainly began to lose weight, but more, my whole relation to food and nutrition changed in ways that I could never predict. so one day when i was browsing through my Internet, i saw a post on how DR EROMOSELE has being curing numerous of people living with DIABETES so i decided to also contact him on FACEBOOK. he created time for me and i was able to receive the herbs... he gave me instruction on how am going to take it so i did as instructed .After 3 weeks of taking the herbs, i noticed some changes in my body system so i decided to go see my doctor for test. to cut the long story short, the result was NAGATIVE. am now a living testimony to the world.. thanks to DR EROMOSELE HERBS. do you also need help pls contact him on whatsap [+2348022010422] facebook [ EROMOSELE HERBS] for quick response.....................

srahtine

Posted by @srahtine, Sat, Apr 22 at 8:39pm CDT

I was cured of HIV with the used of natural herbs. My name is Sarah and am from US. I love herbs so much. Most times, injection and drugs are just a waste of time. I was cured 8months ago, i suffered from HIV for 13yrs but with the help of DR. Baba Ogu herbal medicine, i was cured within few weeks of drinking the herbs he sent to me through courier delivery service. This same doctor also cured my Aunt from herpes, as soon as i heard she had herpes, i quickly refer her to Dr. Baba Ogu and she was cured too after drinking his herbs.I have referred more than 15 persons to Dr. Baba Ogu and they were all cured from their various illness. Have you taken herbs before?. You have spent so much money on drugs,injections,surgeries etc and yet you have no good result to show for it. Contact Dr. Baba Ogu now, he is a herbalist doctor, i assured you of a cure if you drink his natural herbs. Dr Baba Ogu have herbs that cures Hiv, Herpes, diabetics, asthma, hepatitis,HBP, STD, cancer, chronic, etc. He is also a spell caster, he can cast a spell to bring back your EX lover. Contact Dr. Baba Ogu through his Email address on: drbabaogu@gmail.com or WHATSAP/CALL him on +2348137291215. Share the good news to others once you are cured. Thank you

miltonbroome

Posted by @miltonbroome, Sun, Apr 23 at 2:06am CDT

I am here to express my profound warm gratitude to the Natural Herbal Medicine, which i got from Dr TWINS,after 3/5 days of communication he sent some herbal medicines to me. I am now leaving a healthy life since the past 2 year after the completion of my Genital and Oral Herpes treatment with the Dr TWINS Natural Healing Medicine, i am now completely Herpes Free, after the application and usage of Dr TWINS Medicine. Currently the only cure for Herpes, Cancer,Hpv, Diabetes and every other Human diseases is Dr TWINS Herbal Medicine. As i am A living witness of this great miracle, you can save more patient from pharmaceutical scandals by sharing or contacting this great Natural healer for the Medication via email; PEACEHELPMEDICALCENTRE@HOTMAIL.com, Let Stop Herpes with Dr TWINS Herbal Medicine. Let`s save life by sharing this on all social network as God will bless you as you share this information that will give every Herpes patient’s a hope for a new Life. Thanks for your Time for replying this great testimony

miltonbroome

Posted by @miltonbroome, Sun, Apr 23 at 2:06am CDT

Write your reply here..I am here to express my profound warm gratitude to the Natural Herbal Medicine, which i got from Dr TWINS,after 3/5 days of communication he sent some herbal medicines to me. I am now leaving a healthy life since the past 2 year after the completion of my Genital and Oral Herpes treatment with the Dr TWINS Natural Healing Medicine, i am now completely Herpes Free, after the application and usage of Dr TWINS Medicine. Currently the only cure for Herpes, Cancer,Hpv, Diabetes and every other Human diseases is Dr TWINS Herbal Medicine. As i am A living witness of this great miracle, you can save more patient from pharmaceutical scandals by sharing or contacting this great Natural healer for the Medication via email; PEACEHELPMEDICALCENTRE@HOTMAIL.com, Let Stop Herpes with Dr TWINS Herbal Medicine. Let`s save life by sharing this on all social network as God will bless you as you share this information that will give every Herpes patient’s a hope for a new Life. Thanks for your Time for reading this great testimony

caseygunn

Posted by @caseygunn, 6 days ago

#A MUST READ TESTIMONY

HOW I GOT RID OF MY 5 YEARS GENITAL HERPES WITHIN 7 DAYS,GOD IS AWESOME!THIS IS 100% REAL,PLEASE DON'T IGNORE.Call/Text me via; +1(203)806-4318

HIS WEBSITE;https://doctorsambolablog.wordpress.com

I was infected of GENITAL HERPES from my EX- Lover in 2012,he never told me about the virus. I had it for 5 years with so many outbreak,and it affected my life.. People think herpes is really a minor skin irritation herpes has a long term effects on health. The stigma attached to this virus by ignorant people is ridiculous. Most people have herpes in one form or another,i was first taking Antiviral medicines, such as acyclovir(Zovirax), famciclovir (Famvir), and valacyclovir (Valtrex), are recommended for treating primary genital herpes outbreaks. This medicine can be taken when an outbreak occurs. It can also be taken every day to help prevent outbreaks,it is not a total cure... I will like to tell everyone who is reading this my testimony on how i get rid of my genital herpes.I was reading a comment on the internet,and i saw a testimony posted by a young lady from USA that she got rid of her herpes with the help of doctor SAMBOLA,a Traditional Herbalist.So i was so happy when i saw that post,that his herbal medication Cure the virus totally.I quickly copied the herbal doctor email address and i email him within 30 minutes he respond to my mail.I explain things to him he told me not to worry that i should fill his herbal form which i did..The next day he told me that he has prepare the herbal medicine,that i should send him my address that he want to sent his HERBAL MEDICINE to me via DHL or FedEx that was how i got the herbal medication and i use it as i was instructed.After a week i went to see a Medical Doctor who confirmed my herpes was no more.When some of my friend who has herpes saw me they were surprise and i also introduce them to the man and they are also cure from the same Genital herpes today.I also refer my cousin to the same herbalist who was having HIV and today she is fully cure...If you have Genital or Oral herpes or any kind of Diseases and infections,kindly contact HERBALIST SAMBOLA via this email;herbalistsambola@gmail.com OR herpesherbalcure@gmail.com/

He also have a herbal cure for Following DISEASES,this is not scam is 100% Real.

-PENIS ENLARGEMENT AND WEAK ERECTION
-VIRGINAL PROBLEM
-WHOOPING COUGH
- HEPATITIS B
-FORDYCE SPOT
-COLD SORE
-BARENESS/INFERTILITY and so on...

Contact him today and you will have a testimony this i can Assure You..
GOD IS TRULY GREAT.

GOOD LUCK

caseygunn

Posted by @caseygunn, 6 days ago

#A MUST READ TESTIMONY

HOW I GOT RID OF MY 5 YEARS GENITAL HERPES WITHIN 7 DAYS,GOD IS AWESOME!THIS IS 100% REAL,PLEASE DON'T IGNORE.Call/Text me via; +1(203)806-4318

HIS WEBSITE;https://doctorsambolablog.wordpress.com

I was infected of GENITAL HERPES from my EX- Lover in 2012,he never told me about the virus. I had it for 5 years with so many outbreak,and it affected my life.. People think herpes is really a minor skin irritation herpes has a long term effects on health. The stigma attached to this virus by ignorant people is ridiculous. Most people have herpes in one form or another,i was first taking Antiviral medicines, such as acyclovir(Zovirax), famciclovir (Famvir), and valacyclovir (Valtrex), are recommended for treating primary genital herpes outbreaks. This medicine can be taken when an outbreak occurs. It can also be taken every day to help prevent outbreaks,it is not a total cure... I will like to tell everyone who is reading this my testimony on how i get rid of my genital herpes.I was reading a comment on the internet,and i saw a testimony posted by a young lady from USA that she got rid of her herpes with the help of doctor SAMBOLA,a Traditional Herbalist.So i was so happy when i saw that post,that his herbal medication Cure the virus totally.I quickly copied the herbal doctor email address and i email him within 30 minutes he respond to my mail.I explain things to him he told me not to worry that i should fill his herbal form which i did..The next day he told me that he has prepare the herbal medicine,that i should send him my address that he want to sent his HERBAL MEDICINE to me via DHL or FedEx that was how i got the herbal medication and i use it as i was instructed.After a week i went to see a Medical Doctor who confirmed my herpes was no more.When some of my friend who has herpes saw me they were surprise and i also introduce them to the man and they are also cure from the same Genital herpes today.I also refer my cousin to the same herbalist who was having HIV and today she is fully cure...If you have Genital or Oral herpes or any kind of Diseases and infections,kindly contact HERBALIST SAMBOLA via this email;herbalistsambola@gmail.com OR herpesherbalcure@gmail.com/

He also have a herbal cure for Following DISEASES,this is not scam is 100% Real.

-PENIS ENLARGEMENT AND WEAK ERECTION
-VIRGINAL PROBLEM
-WHOOPING COUGH
- HEPATITIS B
-FORDYCE SPOT
-COLD SORE
-BARENESS/INFERTILITY and so on...

Contact him today and you will have a testimony this i can Assure You..
GOD IS TRULY GREAT.

GOOD LUCK .

wolofsnow7

Posted by @wolofsnow7, 3 days ago

Hi everyone,

I'd like to share my story, I've been in chronic pain all over my for the last two years experiencing back spasms, sciatica, dizzy & passing out, bowel issue's, severe arthritis, & tendonitis. I went to see my doctor & his aprn, the aprn completely dismissed me when I told her about the spasms, sciatica, & stabbing pain in lower left quadrant of abdomen. She nonchalantly stated "it's probably a hernia" & walked away, I could read in this woman's face that she thought I was a drug addict seeking pain medication. I was so upset because I couldn't understand how medical professionals could completely ignore you & your symptoms & not provide treatment or therapy.

I went to my doctor's office in pain without an appointment, & he told me to make an appointment for next week, I immediately stated "how am I ever going to be diagnosed?" I supposed to make for next week to tell you I'm pain today? I left the office & standing at the elevator, the Holy Spirit spoke to me & said google a pain management doctor; & I did. I wrote down their information & brought it right back into my doctors office & requested a referral. After one appointment with pain management, I was given 3 possibilities for a diagnosis, first is Lupus, second is firbromyalgia, and third is rheumatoid arthritis.

Pain management doctor apologized for the poor care that I have received, & immediately showed my blood work results, I tested positivie for ANA, which 97% diagnosed with Lupus test positive for, my inflammation number is high & wbc is high. My rbc is low I've been anemic my whole life, and yet my doctor continued to say he's just gonna watch the number's? I'm extremely disappointed with the lack of care I have received because if the Holy Spirit didn't speak to me, I may have ended up dead before I should have. Healthcare has failed my Grandmother, her doctor's told her she had arthritis and she really had bone marrow cancer, healthcare failed my Mother, she didn't smoke or drink & went to her appointments every 3 months & her doctor couldn't detect tumors in her liver. And trust her doctor knew all of the medication he was giving her was doing irreparable damage to her body. Because as the body ages the organs slow down & don't work like they used too. The tumors quickly spread to her colon, I knew that they could take a piece of my liver and regrow my Mother's but the doctor stated " because of her age he doesn't want to do it" my Mother was only 66!! My was given her death sentence on my birthday in july & by november of the same year she passed away.

This is unacceptable!!! I am outraged that people can actually call themselves healthcare professionals when they do nothing to help you with your medical & health issues. I told my Mother's Oncologist (LOL) if she were your Mother you'd be doing everything you could to save her life but because she's my Mother you are going to let her die. I know that I have to do something to make a difference & stop this from to anyone else.

Thank you

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