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01 November 2013 @ 11:20 pm
Yay, it's nothing permanent  
After HOURS drinking the barium and CT scan and killing my phone from boredom, I have diagnosis:  Epiploic appendagitis


Yes, yes, feel free to giggle.

Feel free to blame wincon for tenticular stuffs.
 
 
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Fighting Crime with a Giant Dandelion Since 2013: Libellula juliapameladean on November 2nd, 2013 04:39 am (UTC)
I had to Google that.

"Complete resolution without surgical intervention usually occurs between 3 to 14 days. Inaccurate diagnosis can lead to unnecessary hospitalizations, antibiotic therapy, and surgical intervention."

Glad they got it right, then! I hope it's closer to three days than fourteen.

P.
beadslutbeadslut on November 3rd, 2013 01:54 am (UTC)
Discomfort level is down following judicious application of meds. Thanks!
The Coalition For Disturbing Metaphorshalfshellvenus on November 2nd, 2013 07:22 am (UTC)
Wow. How?

But mainly, do the doctors think it will go away and not leave any permanent effects? That sounds terribly uncomfortable. :(
beadslutbeadslut on November 3rd, 2013 01:55 am (UTC)
Yes, apparently, done is done and no reason to think it will come back. Uncomfortable is just how I described it.
kasmankasman on November 2nd, 2013 11:58 am (UTC)
Ouch! Poor you.
beadslutbeadslut on November 3rd, 2013 01:56 am (UTC)
Meds, heating pad, bad tv and knitting are on the menu. Could be so much worse. Thanks!
fghermanfgherman on November 2nd, 2013 12:13 pm (UTC)
I'm so glad it's nothing permanent.
beadslutbeadslut on November 3rd, 2013 01:57 am (UTC)
Inorite? They were bandying about lots of other things that were pretty horrifying. Thanks.
Rosegestaltrose on November 2nd, 2013 01:48 pm (UTC)
Ouch! I hope you're feeling better soon
beadslutbeadslut on November 3rd, 2013 01:57 am (UTC)
Thanks! Am no worse, at least.
goneaheadgoneahead on November 2nd, 2013 02:16 pm (UTC)
you just had to go and get something thats very painful but has no immediate fix huh?
((huggles you very gently)))

beadslut: Thank youbeadslut on November 3rd, 2013 01:58 am (UTC)
Thanks. Don't forget the special snowflake part.
Swedish for "Smith": SPN Latte!quotecolls on November 2nd, 2013 02:17 pm (UTC)
I had to google.

Glad to hear you'll be okay.
beadslutbeadslut on November 3rd, 2013 02:03 am (UTC)
The nurses had to google, too. More than 20 years ER experience between them, and none of them had encountered it. I feel so special. Kind of like one of the Greta Old Ones.
OneCrowdedHour: newyear1crowdedhour on November 2nd, 2013 08:14 pm (UTC)
Wow! (Thank goodness for Google.) I am sorry to hear that you have this and delighted that you don't have something even worse. Wishing you a speedy recovery!
beadslutbeadslut on November 3rd, 2013 02:04 am (UTC)
♥ Thanks so much. Could be worse.
cindytsuki_no_bara on November 3rd, 2013 01:47 am (UTC)
so, what, it will go away on its own? yay? i hope sooner rather than later.
beadslutbeadslut on November 3rd, 2013 02:04 am (UTC)
So they say. I am not yet convinced.
biblio_techbiblio_tech on November 3rd, 2013 03:26 am (UTC)
I always find odd what the medical community designates "benign." Mostly it's attributed to things that are so not "agreeable."

So glad it doesn't warrant surgery, and hope that the convalescence is short (or at least the disagreeable parts of it).
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