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ChickMagic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-16-09 04:40 PM
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3. Good Idea!
The "we're on your side" consumer reporter would be the one to call.
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  -Cigna won't allow my friend to go into hospital with swine flu. monmouth  Nov-16-09 04:36 PM   #0 
  - Call the local newspaper and local television newsroom.  blm   Nov-16-09 04:38 PM   #1 
  - Good Idea!  ChickMagic   Nov-16-09 04:40 PM   #3 
  - You could try the ER  ChickMagic   Nov-16-09 04:39 PM   #2 
  - I think we will try the ER, just say we don't know what it is and play it  monmouth   Nov-16-09 04:47 PM   #8 
     - Anytime, monmouth  ChickMagic   Nov-16-09 04:51 PM   #11 
     - Unless she takes a turn for the worse, Cigna may not pay for it  dflprincess   Nov-16-09 09:27 PM   #35 
  - If your friend has been ill for 30 days it probably isn't swine flu.  Spider Jerusalem   Nov-16-09 04:42 PM   #4 
  - I am also thinking this is a mis-diagnosis. With so many symptoms  monmouth   Nov-16-09 04:46 PM   #7 
  - If she's dehydrated, try giving her little sips of water every 10 minutes  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-16-09 04:57 PM   #13 
  - Mine lasted two weeks and a day.  The Backlash Cometh   Nov-16-09 05:23 PM   #21 
     - Almost a month and I am still not at 100 %  Mojorabbit   Nov-16-09 06:26 PM   #24 
        - I'm so sorry.  The Backlash Cometh   Nov-16-09 06:35 PM   #28 
  - This is appalling...  CherokeeDem   Nov-16-09 04:43 PM   #5 
  - Definitely go to the ER  ChickMagic   Nov-16-09 05:21 PM   #19 
     - have someone from your congressman's office and the media meet you at the ER.  dysfunctional press   Nov-16-09 06:39 PM   #31 
  - What does her Doctor think? If her Doctor believes she should be in the hospital  still_one   Nov-16-09 04:44 PM   #6 
  - I was hoping someone would see the flaw in this OP.  timeforpeace   Nov-16-09 06:22 PM   #23 
  - Seeking advice = revealing a flaw.  rucky   Nov-16-09 06:37 PM   #30 
  - Cigna doesn't give a damn what the doctor thinks  dflprincess   Nov-16-09 09:31 PM   #36 
  - I swear to god  Capn Sunshine   Nov-16-09 04:48 PM   #9 
  - A 102 fever for a month is NOT normal  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-16-09 04:50 PM   #10 
  - You need to find out if her doctor would recommend  Ms. Toad   Nov-16-09 04:56 PM   #12 
  - Thank you so much for all of your help. A second opinion is definitely  monmouth   Nov-16-09 05:01 PM   #15 
     - Best of luck  Ms. Toad   Nov-16-09 05:10 PM   #17 
  - Who's her goddamn congressman?  aquart   Nov-16-09 05:01 PM   #14 
  - This 28 year old mother of a 9 month old died.  Lint Head   Nov-16-09 05:01 PM   #16 
  - Ice bath.  The Backlash Cometh   Nov-16-09 05:16 PM   #18 
  - That, and enemas.  Ms. Toad   Nov-16-09 06:29 PM   #25 
  - An ice bath is overkill.  TicketyBoo   Nov-16-09 06:36 PM   #29 
     - The friend (who may have infected me with swine flu) told me  The Backlash Cometh   Nov-16-09 06:39 PM   #32 
  - She needs to drink even if she thinks she'll throw it up  Warpy   Nov-16-09 05:23 PM   #20 
  - What is the criteria that is prohibiting her from being admitted? -  lynne   Nov-16-09 05:42 PM   #22 
  - Pedyalite in small doses  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-16-09 06:31 PM   #26 
  - Yes.  TicketyBoo   Nov-16-09 06:34 PM   #27 
  - I think Pedialyte also makes popsicles  dflprincess   Nov-16-09 09:33 PM   #37 
  - Pedialyte pops are even better  MiniMe   Nov-16-09 10:06 PM   #38 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Nov-16-09 06:39 PM   #33 
  - How did the hospital catch swine flu?  TexasObserver   Nov-16-09 09:19 PM   #34 

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