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A total of 324 posts are filed under Patient Stories
Allergic to Being Cold? Mysterious Diagnosis Stumps Doctors Until Very Last Test
by Jennifer Cole It was a total of seven years of being misdiagnosed until recently this past June I took my daughter to the allergist.… Continue Reading
A Misdiagnosis of my Son’s Rare Disease Caused Child Services to Get Involved
My son Jacob was born with mastocytosis. He was diagnosed at two weeks old. At first we thought he just had birth marks but the… Continue Reading
The Day Our World Stopped: Siblings with Rare Disease Provides Emotional Awakening for Mom
by Christina O’Neal Deutsch Penny was born with typical jaundice. She had it longer than normal and we were sent home on the assumption… Continue Reading
Scary Facial Movements in Young Infant Were Early Alert for Parents
Emma was born on March 20, 2015 via c-section (planned-a repeat) after a healthy and normal pregnancy. She seemed to be a perfectly healthy… Continue Reading
Woodlands Teen Overcomes Rare Disease to Walk Again
Brooklyn Brumfield was 16 when she was given a grim prognosis. She would likely spend the rest of her life in treatment and would need… Continue Reading
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Make-A-Wish Makes Superhero Dream Come True for Boy with Langerhans Cell Histiocystosis
It’s not every day that superheroes team up to welcome a new member to the club. Meet Silver Sword, a member of Teen Super Corps, the… Continue Reading
A Return From the Dreamland of Narcolepsy: Treatment Plan Works for One Mom
My symptoms for Narcolepsy started when I was a child. I had terrible nightmares, I slept walked and carried on conversations while… Continue Reading