Chicago, IL asked in Medical Malpractice for Kansas

Q: How is it ok for doctors to decide if you get treatment or not? To me a 9mm kidney stone needs treatment.

Theres a lot more. I asked for numbing cream cause im terrified of needles. I was denied. I freaked out. The doctor gave me meds that made me hallucinate which was unnecessary even tho i was freaking out. A pap smear was done and CT scan was done on my stomach. I remember and my husband remembers they said they found nothing. Had to go elsewhere for an ultrasound which found a 9mm kidney stone. My doctors office told me theres nothing they can do for me. A yr later after fighting with the ER they admitted they found it on CT and that because it wasnt obstructing anything they were not going to treat. Thats b*******t. The pain ive HAD to live with has been unreal. And i cannot take pain meds. Do i have a case?

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: It's up to a doctor to decide what needs treatment and how. If you don't like the tretment, you may find another doctor.

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