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What is a diagnosis even?

Jul 24, 2017 12:08 PM

Trying out different sets of medication for a 2-3 month period ar a time to still not reach a diagnosis or treatment... I get that everyone is different, but seriously...

I can't do this because ummm...? I am in pain because uhmmm...? Uhmmm...

Jul 24, 2017 12:41 PM

A diagnosis is a label to justify what docs can charge, order tests and keep you coming back...
I can't because if I do my throat closes and I can't breathe...which having 1 lung that tries to collapse daily is painful, everytime I take a step my the tear in my disc makes my back pop (even when I breathe) and the bulge into the thecal sac is limiting spinal fluid...but I shovel the 9" or more of snow and carry the 40lb bag of salt anyway and go up and down the stairs because I have to...doc thinks I just need PT so I can move more..HA! Oh and I don't have a lawn more so I was out with a sickle cutting the grass! And I do this in PAIN and NO MEDS...
But yeah, hey what's a diagnosis when it can't be treated...

Jul 24, 2017 12:47 PM

But if you didn't have a diagnosis of say ruptured appendix, would you just agree to a surgery anywhere?
So why can't you do, in pain because...and ummm?
(((Gentle hugs--[because I know putting panties on can even hurt]) all my best

Jul 24, 2017 4:56 PM

I don't particularly want the diagnosis for myself.... but it makes it easier to justify to people why I must do things differently.

Communicating with uninformed people are so difficult.... I kind of just stare at them, not knowing what to say because it is actually just such a long story!

I enjoy you guys <3

Jul 24, 2017 6:38 PM

"giggles" Sweetie, you are so young...wait till you get about 30yrs of this...sometimes I play with people and depends on my mood, I might not give the answer you want me to...
Is there something specific you're looking for?
Well darlin, this is a good place to get a plethera of answers or suggestions..lots of hugs...all my best

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