Q: can I sue a doctor for misdiagnosis and wrong treatment?
Hi everyone. I just want to start off by saying this is a gynecological problem. So I had a gyno for almost a year and I was being treated for something I had on the outside of my woman parts. I was being treated by using ointments that would burn me so bad and wouldnt work. She even made me do it twice with no result. Anyway I had to change doctors because of insurance and the new gyno I went to biopsied a part of it and saw that it was actually pre cancerous cells. I just had surgery done and removed them. But I am still at risk. Is thia something I should pursue?TIA
A: You have no permanent injuries and any misdiagnosis does not seem to have disadvantaged you in your medical treatment in any meaningful way. Thank goodness you switched doctors and trusted your instincts. Now if your new doctor states that you are suffering and may continue to suffer due to prior treatment with your old medical provider, you may have a case. However, based on the information you have provided, I don’t think this is worth pursuing.
You say you are still at risk. If you believe you are, it could be difficult to try to assess the merits of a case based on the brief description here. The most thorough way to confirm or dismiss your concerns could be to consult with an attorney who could have your file reviewed if she or he felt there was the basis for a claim(s). Good luck
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