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    Hospital Aftermath
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    Louise_WebMD_Staff posted:
    Mama is home from the hospital. That means...LOTS of appointments today. Woo Hoo.

    And hopefully snagging her records which you would think was something super secret. Errr...I am a geek...I want something more than "Angiogram was surprisingly clear and no need for stents, little calcification for her age" and "No sign of TIA but we think it could have been multiple ones OR a Migraine".
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    cloud_berry responded:
    Having been through the hospital thing twice this year with Dad (once for a month straight), it's amazing, first the hospital trying to be there 24-7 a day and not miss anything (because the story is never as detailed the second time around and Dad never remembers) get home think you might be able to relax... but it always turns into more appointments. My mom used to say she would cry sometimes when she got home from a doctors appointment thinking we finally hit a lull in appointments/tests only to get sent to five more. Ten years and with her knees and health going the torch passed over to me (and my sister but mostly me as I live at home) and I never fully appreciated all she has done till now. And I agree sometimes you can ask 5 doctors the same question about the same test and get 5 different explanations and interpretations and it's the most frustrating thing- have to become your own detective... I say Good Luck
     
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    Louise_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Thanks Cloud_berry. It definitely is difficult to be your own detective.


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