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Joined Nov 18, '13. Posts: 62 (47% Liked) Likes: 172

Little did she know, her life was about to change forever.

She received approval from her boss to leave work early. She didn't feel well enough to drive, so one of her co-workers gave her a ride home. During the ride, the abdominal pain and waves of nausea continued to grow in intensity. As her co-worker chattered away during the drive, her mind drifted to the appointment she just had with her OB/GYN approximately two weeks prior as that visit was unsettling. She had gone in for what seemed like the hundredth time to complain of... Read More →

Psychological Issue Was More Serious Than Initially Suspected

I had a sneaky suspicion that the frequent hand-washing may point to OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder). But, I tried to rationalize the issue and wondered if perhaps the constant hand-washing was caused by some transient anxiety about an upcoming project at work. Everyone reacts differently to stress. I started asking questions. He insisted everything was was very busy, but good. However, while he was talking, I could actually tell by his body language this didn't appear to... Read More →

You could instantly tell something was wrong

When she entered the clinic with her husband, you could instantly tell something was wrong. Perhaps it was because her husband answered all the questions directed at her when she was being registered at the front desk in GYN, the way he seemed to treat her or what appeared to be a slight purplish bruise around her right eye that was still faintly visible under her heavy make-up. When the patient was being roomed, the husband insisted on accompanying her, stating, "I don't want my wife to be... Read More →