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Went to both instacare and ER today

Jul 23, 2017 4:20 PM

Man what a time, I've been at the doctor's sense 9 in the morning and we just barely got out.
So the guy at instacare said my spleen was very large probably due to fighting off a virus for a very long time, and tested me for mono/strep because of my mouth. That came up with nothing, and they weren't able to do much else so he referred me to the ER for my fainting.
To my relief, the doctor asked me if I had a history of colitis/chrons desiase in my faimly and ordered a blood test for anmeia and a CT scan.
Both came back good, however I went from 112 pounds to 106 unientionally and he thinks that why I fainted. However he's not ruling out inflammatory bowel desease, and is giving me a referral to a GI specialist. Thank God!
I'm not leaving the doctor feeling physically better, but I'm glad they were able to get their foot in the door for a specialist (none of my other doctors took me seriously. )
Got a iv drip, sent home on a short dose of Prednisone and loratab so at least it's something.
Wish me luck on hunting down these damn issues.

Jul 23, 2017 5:11 PM

I'm so glad they took you seriously and you will se a GI specialist I really hope they find out what the problem is and that they can treat it quickly!

Jul 23, 2017 5:50 PM

Me too!! Thank you for the kind words and support ❤️

Jul 23, 2017 6:38 PM

No problem 😊 I'm here if you ever need a chat

Jul 23, 2017 8:17 PM

@ Punkinz I am sorry you ended up in the ER. I hope they are able to help figure out what's wrong and get you the help that you deserve. The Gi. Doctors are really good . Sending prayers your way. ((Gentle hugs ))🤗🤗

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