Re: Bloody Nose With BM
You know, that is soo appalling.he has had these long enough and severe enough that some further tesing IS definitely needed,This is just ridiculous.You would think that at least at the ED they would have taken the couple of minutes it would have taken to draw some blood and at least find out what his clotting factors are at among other things.Good god, doing this in hosp would have taken about a half an hour to actually get results as the lab is right there in the dang hospital.i would make an appt with his primary for a full blood work up,and demand it if you have to.If his doc decides to be an a** about it just tell him that we will be taking him to a new doc that actually gives a rats a** about his patients,and see what he says to that.It just absolutely boggles the mind sometimes as to just how flippin clueless some docs are.really.even the ED at the hospital you took him to for help,really let him down by not really checking into this with a little bit of lab work,ya know?Trust me when i say that in order to get the best care now a days sometimes you have to get down right nasty with some so called medical professionals.my son went thru liver failure and ended up neededing a liver Tx a few years ago,and believe me,i had to deal literally with many 'teams" of docs that were all on my sons case at the university hosp we went to.This was my first big introduction into the world of Drs egos and their condesending and arrogant behavior.It is one thing to be nasty and uncaring to me, but my god, do not do this to my child.Man I can remember many times when my mommy fangs came out and a few drs got their butts chewed big time.unfortunetly for us,the patients,we have to deal with this crap and quite honestly with all my sons medical issues and now mine,i have learned really well,and very quickly that in order to get the best care possible for you or a loved one,you just HAVE to make some noise and get their attention,or you will just kinda blend in with the other thousands of undertreated patients out there who either wont or just cannot speak up about what their needs are.now go kick some a**!and please keep me posted.**
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