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Patient Stories

A total of 389 posts are filed under Patient Stories
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The Best and Worst News of My Life: Getting a Diagnosis After 30 Years
My whole life, I thought I was the biggest wimp alive. Until one day, when I was commiserating with my sister about how we have more aches… Continue Reading
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Winning Math Student Has Fast Transition into Paralyzing Illness
My son was already one of a kind: he loved math—and he was great at it too. It was early January when he and his team started to… Continue Reading
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I Just Wanted To Laugh Without My Inhaler
My husband just wanted to make me laugh. I had always had a cough, sometimes worse then at other times. One of my earliest memories is… Continue Reading
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How a Gastric Emptying Test Solved my Life-Long Mystery
It all started years back when I was younger, I’d always had problems with certain foods but I just got called “fussy”– especially… Continue Reading
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Lewis County Man Struggles Against Gullian-Barré Syndrome
A Lewis County man in charge of three large construction projects in Morehead is showing signs of improvement after contracting an uncommon… Continue Reading
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Vascular Foot Issues Remain Undiagnosed in 35-Year-Old Patient
by Faisal Meghani I am 35-years-old, built small and skinny— from southeast Asia. It started with a fungus around February 2015 on my… Continue Reading
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Coping with IPF
by George Tiffany My name is George and I am seventy-nine years of age. In the fall of 2009, I came down with what I thought was a cold but… Continue Reading