"After the operation, the doctors find nothing"

@ida123 (6284)
Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
February 18, 2016 3:27am CST
A friend of mine complains that her right side below her breast is always aching, that she can't barely sleep during night time, she sweats a lot when she felt it. She consulted a doctor and she was advise to have an ultra sound on that particular area where she felt pain and after the ultra sound, the radiologist told her that she had many stones on her gall, she went back to her doctor and was schedule for operation. A week after that, she was operated or to be exact, yesterday but when it was open, the doctor find nothing. Her family ask the doctor of her condition after the operation and he just said, we don't find any stone. If you were on the shoes of her family, or to the patient, what will you do, your body was opened and closed afterwards but nothing was inside even a single stone?
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• United States
18 Feb 16
I would be upset and asking for any reimbursement for costs that I incurred due to it.
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
18 Feb 16
She was told by the doctor not to pay any cent for the operation and all the cost will be reinbursed.
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@SIMPLYD (74865)
• Philippines
18 Feb 16
@ida123 That's good and that's how it should be . But imagine the ordeal of preparing for the operation . And besides , why didn't she asked for the opinion of other doctors ? You see when it comes to operation , you should seek the opinion of other doctors .
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
18 Feb 16
@SIMPLYD That's what I advise her, to seek second opinion. Maybe, she can't bear the pain, she submitted herself to operation. I also knew someone, my Dad was operated before, as far as I remember when I was still in high school days, he submitted himself for operation because the doctor told him that he had a stone on his kidney, ultra sound was not available at that time only x ray, but when he was operated, there's no stone, so the doctor closed the open wound, ha, ha.
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@SIMPLYD (74865)
• Philippines
18 Feb 16
Then , the radiologists read it wrong perhaps , since the doctor based it from that .
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
18 Feb 16
Maybe, his diagnosis is wrong but the pain in opening and causing wound, I can't say exactly what move I can do, if I was operated and diagnosed it wrong
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@louievill (16229)
• Philippines
18 Feb 16
That is one valid reason cause doctors of different specializations coordinate and work together to give a complete diagnosis.
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
18 Feb 16
@louievill We, her friends told her to seek another doctors opinion but she didn't listen to us.
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@TRBRocks420 (60870)
• Banks, Oregon
18 Feb 16
I would sue them for millions of dollars.
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
18 Feb 16
Ha, ha, that is what I had told her, to sue the doctor but she told me, she'll be going to think it many times first.
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@TRBRocks420 (60870)
• Banks, Oregon
18 Feb 16
@ida123 Talk to a lawyer at least.
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
18 Feb 16
@TRBRocks420 It's up to her because the doctor who operated her was her companion at the hospital where she works.
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@JudyEv (97028)
• Bunbury, Australia
18 Feb 16
I am sorry for your friend. It seems the original diagnosis was wrong. I hope she is able to find out what is wrong.
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
18 Feb 16
The doctor promised her that if pain still there, they'll help her find another doctor for that illness.
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@JudyEv (97028)
• Bunbury, Australia
18 Feb 16
@ida123 That's good. It sounds a fair and reasonable response.
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
19 Feb 16
@JudyEv I think, the doctor should do it because he made some malpractice and can cause him, revoke of his license.
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@salonga (27969)
• Philippines
18 Feb 16
Oh no! That is a major surgery so how could they do that without first examining carefully the ultrasound results. I think i will sue the doctor for what they did if i were in their shoes
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
18 Feb 16
That is also my other friends told her, to sue the doctor but she told us, she can't because the doctor who operated her was her workmates at the hospital.
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@salonga (27969)
• Philippines
18 Feb 16
@ida123 What a hard situation. So she has to just forget and let go.
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
19 Feb 16
@salonga I'm not sure of her decision right now, to forget and let go or to sue the radiologist and the surgeon.
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@cacay1 (32062)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
19 Feb 16
Sue that doctor to court. He should pay the crime.What he did is a crime.He has no ability to detect or diagnose sickness. He is only after of the money.
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
19 Feb 16
We are asking her about her plans on this matter, she just answered us, I'm fine and let you know if what is my decision about this.
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@cacay1 (32062)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
19 Feb 16
@ida123 It is no easy to bear the feeling of fear during operation,plus the expense, that is life .
@Tampa_girl7 (21301)
• United States
10 Mar 16
They must have misdiagnosed her.
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
10 Mar 16
That is what we think of that case.
• Philippines
18 Feb 16
Prolly wise to seek a second opinion. Right now, everything is advanced and almost made possible for everyone to be convenient so I am hopeful that she can get the right diagnosis. I pray that she will recover soon. It's hard to get sick nowadays. Everything is almost expensive.
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
19 Feb 16
That is true, nowadays, beware of illness and prohibit it as much as you can. I hope, she's fine and can recover soon.
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@jaboUK (50125)
• United Kingdom
18 Feb 16
I would think that the radiologist must have got it wrong, but perhaps a second opinion should be sought.
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
18 Feb 16
Perhaps, the radiologist read it wrong but she submitted herself immediately for operation, she doesn't ask for second opinion and this is her fault.
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@Lucky15 (33713)
• Philippines
18 Feb 16
oh no. isn't that malpractice?
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@ida123 (6284)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
18 Feb 16
I think this is malpractice committed by the radiologist and also my friend committed mistake in submitting herself immediately for operation.
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