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July 16, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Caring COVID-line Nurse changed everything!

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Written by Susan Fox I’m a 68-year-old woman in Wisconsin and have been a patient with Mayo Clinic for many years. Despite extreme caution, my husband and I both contracted COVID-19 last November. We both recovered slowly, and when our opportunity to get the vaccine came up, we enthusiastically participated. I continued to have limited […]

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Tags: Carol Burgmeier, COVID-19, Kimberly Ewing, Lyme Disease, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Patient Stories, Susan Fox


November 21, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Complex Diagnosis Reshapes a College Student’s Future

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

When Reilly Steidle came to Mayo Clinic in the summer of 2013 at the age of 20, she brought with her two rolling suitcases full of medical paperwork and a hope that the physicians could make sense of the recurring headaches, chronic fatigue and widespread pain she’d been dealing with for two years. Reilly had […]

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Tags: Center for Sleep Medicine, Dr. Maja Tippmann-Peikert, Lyme Disease, Neurology & Neurosurgery, POTS, Transfusion Medicine


July 9, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Diagnosing Nick’s Mysterious Illness

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@karl oestreich)

Melissa Shultz, a freelance writer living in Plano, Texas, wrote an article for Newsweek online about her son Nick’s mysterious illness and his diagnosis and treatment at Mayo Clinic. Fatigue set in a day after Nick’s dizziness started. Swollen glands followed close behind. Our general practitioner ordered blood work, including studies for mononucleosis and Lyme […]

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Tags: 5249, 5292, 5306, 5407, Diagnosis, ENT, Lyme Disease, Melissa Schultz, Nick Schultz, Patient Story


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