#Login Register


  • 5 Vote(s) - 3 Average
Home 


Bad day at the Hospital
06-08-2011, 05:40 PM #1
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
Posts:31,393 Threads:1,439 Joined:Feb 2011
gaah.gif Had to get up early, take a visit to the Hospital and have some more blood work done as I'm experiencing some problems with asthma for some odd reason.

They said it's common that after quitting cigarettes asthma can actually get worse! 13.gif The surgeon General never warned anybody about that eh?

This all started yesterday actually, just wanted to make certain it's only asthma and not some other underlying condition, so I go to see the Dr. who immediately gave me blood tests last night asd told me to come back for more today.

At any rate, after a battery of tests, heart, blood, and a usb powered device I had to blow into, I thought we were all done.

Wrong.

On the way out we ask for the results of yesterdays blood test the nurses bring it up and start acting real odd, then they say they cant really say to much until I come back and talk to the doctor personally about the tests! walksback.gif wtf2.gif damned.gif

From what little information they did give they said it was related to my INR levels. I was freaking mortified, wtf are they? I've never even heard of this, and they are acting like I've got some life threatening condition going on!

So several hours to wait before I can see the doctor we go home and I search. Turns out it stands for international normalized ratio (INR) which are measures of the extrinsic pathway of coagulation. In other words, it's used to determine the clotting tendency of blood.

WTF blood clots? No way at my age, I thought. Octo's reaction was gaah.gif Now you cant eat veggies and instead they will replace them with Rat poison, literally!. It's called Warfarin and it was initially marketed as a pesticide against rats and mice and is still popular for this purpose! wiki Can you believe a pesticide is being used as a drug in humans?

So anyway after hours of sitting on pins and needles, reading and contemplating ways to thin the blood without pesticide, like aspirin, strawberrys, cinnamon , etc we went back for the third Dr. visit in two days, I had it planned out that I would tell the Dr no rat killer, I'm going to treat it naturally.

Upon arriving the Doctor said I'm not certain why they made you come back here, all your levels are fine. The INR test should not have even been given to me, it's a test for those already on the pesticide treatment, and people at risk, which I'm not.

My blood was a bit thick due to a weekend of beer drinking, and simple dehydration, it's unbelievably warm here, 85 F + 90% + humidity and nobody has air conditioners, there was no real problem at all, but due to a test I should never have been given in the first place, I was made to worry my ass off for half the damn day! gaah.gif

This kind of thing is no big deal, with a car mechanic or something, but when it comes to personal health, it sucks to be worried over a mistake on their part. They could have at least offered me a complementary Xanax for the evening. 37.gif

On the upside, according to the Russian doctor I'm in the shape of a "young, healthy man" and have nothing to worry about. beerbong.gif Bring on the beer!

wonder.gif
06-08-2011, 05:56 PM #2
yankees skier
Posts:5,898 Threads:215 Joined:Feb 2011
gaah.gif


Go with the Russian Doctors advice. He sounds smart. cheers.gif

Biere.
06-08-2011, 06:00 PM #3
Upāsaka Member
Posts:1,383 Threads:252 Joined:Feb 2011

Glad to hear your fighting fit.cheers.gif

Your Doctor ?





chuckle.gif
06-08-2011, 08:34 PM #4
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
Posts:31,393 Threads:1,439 Joined:Feb 2011
The Russian Doctor was a she! rofl.gif She talks like a Russian Spy! P, we know a few of those Russian spy types here in Finland eh? chuckle.gif

wonder.gif
06-09-2011, 04:56 AM #5
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
Posts:12,782 Threads:1,182 Joined:Feb 2011
damned.gif Well that qualifies as a bad day lol. No much fun a'tall. But has a happy ending so cheers.gif that's all good. A good blood cleanse is red clover tea, rinses all the crap out. Yes beer too chuckle.gif hug.gif
06-09-2011, 06:47 AM #6
scrapperscrub Member
Posts:190 Threads:11 Joined:Feb 2011
that does suck!
but at least it all turned out ok!
stupid nurses!!gaah.gif
06-09-2011, 01:46 PM #7
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:42,983 Threads:1,473 Joined:Feb 2011
(06-08-2011, 05:56 PM)yankees Wrote:  Go with the Russian Doctors advice. He sounds smart. cheers.gif

He looked something like this 13.gif
İmage

37.gif

Making some green ice tea right now...it's 94.1F in the shade damned.gif
06-09-2011, 02:12 PM #8
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
Posts:31,393 Threads:1,439 Joined:Feb 2011
(06-09-2011, 01:46 PM)Octo Wrote:  
(06-08-2011, 05:56 PM)yankees Wrote:  Go with the Russian Doctors advice. He sounds smart. cheers.gif

He looked something like this 13.gif
İmage

37.gif

Making some green ice tea right now...it's 94.1F in the shade damned.gif

rofl.gif "he" was a bit pudgier. Good god where did you find that pic? lol, looks like some Russian bride service.

wonder.gif
06-09-2011, 02:17 PM #9
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:42,983 Threads:1,473 Joined:Feb 2011
(06-09-2011, 02:12 PM)JayRodney Wrote:  rofl.gif "he" was a bit pudgier. Good god where did you find that pic? lol, looks like some Russian bride service.

that's the closest I got by googling "Russian blonde make up glasses" chuckle.gif
Anonymous Kritter Show this Post
06-09-2011, 03:22 PM #10
Anonymous Kritter Incognito Anonymous
 
In the states that would have been a lawsuit
06-09-2011, 06:14 PM #11
jaydoom i am doom
Posts:290 Threads:57 Joined:Mar 2011
dam brother i stop coming by and you fall to pieces.lol.i hope your doing better.keep me posted if they figure out the asthma situation.wow im glad it warmed up over there....from one extream to another
06-09-2011, 08:27 PM #12
Kreeper Griobhtha
Posts:10,782 Threads:647 Joined:Feb 2011
Hate to hear about the asthma JR. I've had it my entire life. It's the suxorz for sure.

We've been sweltering here also. Tuesday hit 101! We broke our record high by 7 degrees and we don't have AC either! damned.gif

Our high today will only be 65! yay.gif

Thanks for sending down the cold air Shadow! cheers.gif

Politicians hide themselves away
They only started the war
Why should they go out to fight?
They leave that role to poor



Home 




 



DISCLAIMER / Terms of Service (TOS):
Kritterbox.com - Socialize anonymously, commentary, discussion, oddities, technology, music and more!  This website is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. kritterbox.com shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of damage, and on any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this site or other documents which are referenced by or linked to this site.
This website exists solely for the purposes of exchange of information, communication and general entertainment. Opinions from posters are in no way endorsed by kritterbox.com. All posts on this website are the opinion of the authors and are not to be taken as statements of fact on behalf of kritterbox.com. This site may contain coarse language or other material that kritterbox.com is in no way responsible for. Material deemed to be offensive or pornographic at the discretion of kritterbox.com shall be removed. kritterbox.com reserves the right to modify, or remove posts and user accounts on this website at our discretion. kritterbox.com disclaims all liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of any material on this website. Fictitious posts and any similarity to any person living or dead is coincidental.
All users shall limit the insertion of any and all copyrighted material to portions of the article that are relevant to the point being made, with no more than 50%, and preferably less of the original source material. A link shall be visible in text format, embedded directly to the original source material without exception.
No third party links, i.e. blogs or forums will be accepted under any circumstances, and will be edited by staff in order to reflect the original source of copyrighted material, or be removed at the sole discretion of kritterbox.com.
Fair Use Notice:
This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Users may make such material available in an effort to advance awareness and understanding of issues relating to economics, individual rights, international affairs, liberty, science, and technology. This constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C.Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for educational and/or research purposes.
This Disclaimer is subject to change at any time at our discretion.
Copyright © 2011 - 2017 kritterbox.com