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Hospital nightmare new entry for Lulabel' s naughty book!

Sep 27, 2016 12:59 PM

I have been having trouble breathing since I had bronchitis over Christmas of last year I finally got pulmonary tests done that indicated that I had restriction of lung volume and reduction in diffusing capacity. I had a catscan done which was clear I was referred to a respiratory specialist which is trying to determine the reason for all this. He recently sent me for an echo cardiogram to rule out my heart.. anyhow last night my breathing was very poor I felt like my lungs where calapsing and my heart was going to jump out of my chest so I went to the hospital. The doctor first blamed it on an anxiety attack then proceeded to tell me that my oxygen level was at 99 percent so I was not having any breathing difficulties! She proceeded to tell me that I needed to stop trying to find things wrong with me that there was no evidence that I had anything wrong with me but my Fibromyalgia!! I started bawling this is not related to my Fibromyalgia!! She told me that I needed to move on with my life and stop trying to make everything into something. She suggested mindfulness and meditation! I told her all I wanted was to have an oxygen machine and she rudly pointed out again that my oxygen levels where normal and that I didn't need an oxygen machine and that it wouldn't help me. She started saying that my pain was my Fibromyalgia. I started quickly changing and was trying to leave because I was already having difficulty breathing and her upsetting me was making it way worse..I told her she had no compassion and that if I didn't have Fibromyalgia I would be taken seriously ..she wasn't listening.. she then said I am listening I am trying to empower you and give you your life back! She said I was lucky that a respiratory specialist was even helping me.. seriously it took me everything to not punch her! I informed her that I was lucky to have him because he was very caring and that he listened to me and that I would never return to the hospital unless it was against my will! She laughed and said that's your choice! What is wrong with these doctors?? Why am I trreated like a piece of shit almost everytime I go ! I can't even explain how hurt I am and how I am tired of everything being blamed on my fibro! I wish I wouldn't have told them I had it! Regardless of whether or not my oxygen levels where normal I felt like I couldn't breathe I wasn't asking for much just a little compassion and an oxygen tank.maybe it wouldn't have helped but I was willing to try anything at that point! I am so sick of things being this way!! Anyway that doctor should be added to your naughty book Lulabel front page BITCH!! sorry for the rant but even though my husband was with me and he was offended he can't understand how much this destroys my faith in the health care system and that I just want to give up telling them anything! So pissed so tired and insulted and still having breathing issues!😭😷😑😀😩

Sep 27, 2016 3:12 PM

You should write a letter to the board of that hospital explaining why you will never return and why you will let others know about your treatment there.

It's never acceptable to be treated that way.

Sep 27, 2016 7:40 PM

I'm so sorry you went through that! Have you ever experienced this before? I have Costochondritis and when it flares up it's very painful to take a deep breath. Many here have it, and all of us experience symptoms in different ways. If suffered severe sudden chest pains for over a year, and docs thought it was my heart, but all the tests were normal. It turned out to be a very large hiatal hernia, that only the GI surgeon found during surgery. So there aren't always visible signs for docs to see, like in tests. Just because they can't see it doesn't mean something isn't real. Hugs love and prayers! πŸ™‚πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ˜¨

Sep 28, 2016 1:52 AM

Anna, darling... 🌹 im putting her in now for u hunni... 🐫cheeky bitch upsetting my friend like that! πŸ€— i think my neuro studied at the same school of patient/doctor relationships! 😲 the bedside manor of a goat! 🐫
U did so well not to punch her in the throat angel xxxx

Sep 28, 2016 10:25 AM

F I R S T C L A S S B I T C H πŸ˜‘β—οΈβ—οΈβ—οΈ

Sep 28, 2016 12:34 PM

Anna, what a nightmare to go through!! If you are going to be a doctor and treat patients, then you need to adjust your attitude or don't be a doctor!!! That being said, I'm not in ANY way giving him an excuse, perhaps he was having a bad day. If this is ALWAYS his demeanor then you may want to look into another doctor. Hang in there Sweety.. OH.. and welcome to be added into Lulabel's naughty book.. LOL!!! {{{Hugs}}}πŸ’•πŸ˜ŠπŸ«πŸ€—πŸ‡

Sep 28, 2016 8:20 PM

Thanks again everyone for being so supportive and even listening to me!! I find non fibromites don't even listen to what I am saying anymore so other than my son and husband I don't even bother!! I have been so depressed about this and I know I will get over it in time but its just so upsetting!! Thanks for having my back!!xox have a Good day or night everyone!!πŸ™ƒπŸ’•πŸŒΈπŸŒΉ

Sep 28, 2016 8:46 PM

Anna 197 Sorry to hear what you went though that is horrible! I was thinking I have DDD and a compression on my nerve in neck C4- C5 painful and sometime I feel funny breathing, even chest hurts you might need to check it out! Spine specialist or another specialist! Hope you feel better

Sep 29, 2016 12:16 AM

Tried to write a similar reply as Mimikay but it won't let me? Are we being sensored?

Sep 29, 2016 12:23 AM

Thanks painwarrior but I don't know what you mean by being censored? I do no have any difficulty writing anything ? Maybe it is just your computer or phone whatever you are trying to use?

Sep 29, 2016 12:27 AM

Finally, I tried and tried to make an entry and it wouldn't drop down the keyboard to allow me to type. I agree with Mimikay send a letter to the Administrator of the hospital they want your business and good vibes in the community because it comes down to $! Sorry again about your bad experience. Please remember not all staff have that same opinion.

Sep 29, 2016 12:30 AM

Again to just thank everyone! Mimikay ,FlappysLady81 Lulabel, JAHMAC ,Alwayzinpain, Booboo and PainWarrior !! Truely more than words can say I feel so ignored in my world so you all have helped me feel like I matter in this world anyway! LolπŸŒΈπŸ΅πŸ’πŸ’–πŸŒΉπŸŒ·πŸ’•πŸ™ƒ

Sep 29, 2016 12:33 AM

Just a small token of my appreciation!! I know it's not much but it is all I have!

Sep 29, 2016 2:04 AM

It's beautiful.

Sep 29, 2016 5:32 AM

Gorgeous Anna... 🌹just like u sweetheart ❀

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