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I Will Have Surgery

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    cronin43 cronin43 51-55, F Mar 14

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    Surgery On July 2

    If you ever need surgery don't pick two days before a national, summer holiday. I am having a hard time finding anyone to help me get thre, get home, or stay with me for a day or two. I am getting a lap band. I think it is my chance to get healthier and weigh...
    cattiva cattiva 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2009

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    Not Sure When??

    I always knew that I needed to get my knees fixed at some point, but now my shoulder is in increadible pain and my rotator cuff injury from about two and a half years ago seems to have returned. Not really sure how, but it's been getting worse everyday. I'm falling apart slowely...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 20, 2008

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    Sept 26

    going to have 1 and possibly as many as 6 biopsy's to figure out if I have cancer.......................fun times
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 19, 2011

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    Really Bad Timing!

         Next Saturday, I'm going to have an eye surgery, it's not complicated or anything but it's really a bad timing cuz I was planning on travelling on 17th of august. Now I don't know what to do, this travel is really important cuz finally I'll start living with...
    Flona Flona 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2009

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    Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) -

    battery will be ready for replacement in about six months. And every 5 to 7 years for the rest of my life.
    Eastsidegirl101 Eastsidegirl101 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    In the waiting room about to have a drill bit

    removed from my hand. It's been in there for 4 months and did not come out on its own.
    thisisdave thisisdave 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Just Keeps Getting Better

    Well it's official... I have a tumor in the thyroid and it needs to come out. Yesterday they were kind enough to take this lovely camera and, going through my nose, took a look at my vocal cords and such.  I will have a biopsy and sonogram, hopefully next week to...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 21, 2007

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    Scared Of What'S To Come.

    My husband and I found out a few weeks ago that I have some pretty weird heart problems. I'm almost 20 years old and have something only ever seen in people 90 years+. I'm also 39 weeks pregnant. The doctors don't really know what to do since this has never been seen before, I...
    SarahLester SarahLester 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    The pressure of my heart is getting high again.

    The doctor scheduled me to have another appointment in 4 moths to see if the pressure keeps getting higher. If it is then I have to have a mitral valve replacement. It's a very scary thing. My husband keeps saying everything is gonna be okey. I really hope so. I lift...
    Sunshineme Sunshineme 31-35, F May 8

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