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    TessElizabeth asked a questionEndometrial (Uterine) Cancer

    Fed up with doctors so I cancelled all follow-ups. And isn't it strange for a doctor to leave a patient to have her own procedure done?

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      msmonkii

      Good luck with your weight loss... I struggle daily to lose weight, I know the frustration it can bring.

      Your doc was so wrong to do that. But I urge you to find a new ob/gyn onc. You need to keep up with check ups to stay healthy...but with a new doc for sure!

      almost 5 years ago
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      Deidre

      So sorry to hear of your ordeal. I always get ALL the reports from the hospital, labs, op report, discharge summary, etc. I would certainly be upset about my doctor leaving during my surgery. I left a surgeon because when I read the op report, I found he had never even touched me in surgery, an intern did the surgery, after I traveled hours to specifically have this particular surgeon do my surgery. Keep up the good work on your diet! I lost weight with South Beach diet, which is mostly protein and veggies. Good thoughts going your way!

      almost 5 years ago
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      BoiseB

      Did you check your bill. Since you have to pay your doctors individually her part of the surgery should be itemized. If you or your insurance paid her you should sue. Not for medical malpractice but for fraud. Talk to a lawyer. I also think your insurance company might like to know about this.

      almost 5 years ago
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