Dear lifegetting65, I don't know u nor have I ever met you, but I LOVE YOU!!!! I am an RN Nurse Specialist who works as a Nurse circulator in a busy O.R. I see soooooo many surgerys having to be performed on cases as yours. We "know " something is wrong so we go to the doctor. SOMETIMES they examine us and give us their "opinion." Usually a prescription then send us on our way. Only to find out not too long down the road that something was terribly wrong, and we hadn't just "imagined" it. Then you end up in a Surgery room (which is very scary and traumatizing to a lot of people.) When a second or third opinion could have prevented it. Please America, if you have even the mildest of symptoms, and your inner self is telling you something is wrong, believe me SOMETHING IS WRONG!!!! It is your right to get ALL of your medical records to include all radiologic,diagnostic, and pathologic reports IN A TIMELY MANNER, and seek a second or third opinion. I am SO SORRY you went through all that pain. I know the mental and emotional scars did more damage to you than the physical surgical scar. I'm going to bed now, and I will pray for you and others like you that really just do as they r told by "the" doctor. Doctors are WRONG A LOT!!!!!!! I will also pray that your story will help save someone else from going through the suffering that you did, and still are enduring. Thank you for sharing.............from a caring surgery RN in the South.View Thread
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