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Emergency Room Drama

Aug 31, 2016 7:08 PM

I finally caved in and came to the emergency room. My knees are still swollen, my chest hurts I guess from GERDS, I have a swollen bump behind my ear, my sinuses been acting up bad with blood clots every morning when I blow my nose. And if all that wasn't enough I got a huge abscess on the bottom of my stomach. Now they want me to pick which problem is the most severe that's bothering that they can treat. I have Sjรถgren's syndrome and if I'm having a flare then everything is a priority. The nurse goes well no fast track for you where we can get you out faster. You have to wait for the other track cause you have so many complaints. I wouldn't have came in if it was one or two complaints. So no just don't treat the abcess and send me on my way. Check everything that is wrong, my body could have an infection somewhere else besides the abcess. Dang just help me please.

Aug 31, 2016 7:38 PM

Omg painedlady, you scare me! I just found out about 4-5 months ago that I have Sjogrens syndrome and I pray that I don't have to go through anything like that, hunni you are in my prayers you are one tough cookie! Please keep me up to posted on how you are doing. I pray that they can treat your pain and get it down and get whatever infection is in there under control. Love, Gentle Hug's and Sunshine to get you through this๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒž

Sep 03, 2016 5:11 PM

Omg Painedlady! I'm just seeing this post. I'm so sorry you are having to go through all this, and pray you are doing ok. I have sjogrens also, and have been having bad issues with blood clots and bloody mucus for over 2 years. Two weeks ago I started having worse bleeding issues, an actual full run nosebleed. I'd developed a cough then had it go into sinus & chest congestion, and it took antibiotic and steroid meds to get over it. Since my sjogrens dx the doc told me to use AYR nasal saline gel in both side of my nose 2-3 x a day. It helps keep my nose from overdrying, which is the cause of the bleeding. Please let us know you're ok! Hugs love & prayers being said for you!! ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒธ

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