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steve2470 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-17-11 06:33 AM
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10. Great advice
Hope you get well soon and I enjoy your posts. This reminds me to go see my doc soon.

As an off-topic aside, my monthly health insurance premium now exceeds my rent. Medicare for all !
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  -To the male DUers and their partners/spouses: PCIntern  Sep-16-11 08:10 PM   #0 
  - Excellent advice.  CaliforniaPeggy   Sep-16-11 08:14 PM   #1 
  - Absolutely  Hoosier Daddy   Sep-17-11 12:58 PM   #27 
  - K & R. n/t  chill_wind   Sep-16-11 08:16 PM   #2 
  - As a guy that had a Grandfather that had colon cancer and an Uncle  Arctic Dave   Sep-16-11 08:20 PM   #3 
  - I'm not a male, but will speak for one, my husband who almost ended up on Kidney Dialysis because he  in_cog_ni_to   Sep-16-11 08:38 PM   #4 
  - OMG! !!!!!  Liberal_in_LA   Sep-17-11 04:05 PM   #42 
  - Having UC and GERD, doctors regularly come at me from both ends  Kennah   Sep-16-11 08:48 PM   #5 
  - I call it endoscopy and other-endoscopy  eggplant   Sep-16-11 11:17 PM   #7 
  - Same here. Next round of both  emilyg   Sep-17-11 09:21 PM   #69 
  - "My" doctor and I'm projectng ALL doctors, HATE us/OBAMA  UTUSN   Sep-16-11 09:01 PM   #6 
  - Not sure if I could keep seeing a Dr. with that kind of atitude  Papagoose   Sep-17-11 06:25 AM   #9 
  - My Doc hates Obama too. n/t  Joey Liberal   Sep-17-11 06:13 PM   #59 
  - I watched my Dad die slowly from Prostate Cancer  Papagoose   Sep-17-11 06:22 AM   #8 
  - Good advice, hell, great advice. But...  MedicalAdmin   Sep-17-11 11:44 AM   #18 
     - *hugs* It shouldn't be this way in the "greatest country on earth."  GreenPartyVoter   Sep-17-11 12:25 PM   #22 
     - Thanks. And hugs right back.  MedicalAdmin   Sep-17-11 12:52 PM   #24 
     - Get the tests! Don't die! A shit load of bills are better than death  Auntie Bush   Sep-17-11 12:45 PM   #23 
        - Good advice that I'll be ignoring.  MedicalAdmin   Sep-17-11 01:00 PM   #28 
        - Beg, borrow or steal the money for the tests...then get the treatment and let the bills pile up.  Auntie Bush   Sep-17-11 01:15 PM   #30 
        - I'm not trying to be rude, but you are not getting it.  MedicalAdmin   Sep-17-11 02:35 PM   #34 
        - I am sure if you called you local children and family organization and explained  Maraya1969   Sep-17-11 03:52 PM   #40 
           - Not to put too fine a point on it but I do know about all of them.  MedicalAdmin   Sep-18-11 07:35 AM   #71 
              - I hear that. Screw begging and spaghetti dinners. That's not only inffective it's  GreenPartyVoter   Sep-18-11 11:33 AM   #75 
              - Hug.  MedicalAdmin   Sep-18-11 05:28 PM   #76 
              - If you are anywhere near New York, go to work at the UN.  emcguffie   Sep-19-11 02:58 AM   #78 
              - Thanks for the advice. Interesting stuff and I once wanted to work there.  MedicalAdmin   Sep-19-11 05:11 PM   #81 
              - .  OnyxCollie   Sep-19-11 03:08 AM   #80 
        - I can't presume to speak for MedicalAdmin, but... I have considered that without health insurance it  GreenPartyVoter   Sep-17-11 01:26 PM   #31 
           - Exactly. You do speak for me on this issue.  MedicalAdmin   Sep-17-11 02:47 PM   #35 
              - It's so stressful. When I still qualified for medicaid, at least I knew I had that in my corner. But  GreenPartyVoter   Sep-17-11 04:17 PM   #44 
              - When a country stops caring it's people, do it's people still owe it their loyalty?  MedicalAdmin   Sep-18-11 08:11 AM   #73 
              - Even some of us with insurance, forego healthcare visits.  Kennah   Sep-17-11 11:30 PM   #70 
  - Great advice  steve2470   Sep-17-11 06:33 AM   #10 
  - Thank you, wise words  DemReadingDU   Sep-17-11 09:30 AM   #11 
  - thanks!  PCIntern   Sep-17-11 09:37 AM   #12 
  - "We can't afford.."  Marnie   Sep-17-11 10:08 AM   #13 
  - Yes. I know how that is. :^( I guess my husband and I will die of whatever whenever. We have no  GreenPartyVoter   Sep-17-11 12:22 PM   #20 
  - I'm sorry but I can't endorse that attitude.  nolabear   Sep-17-11 12:56 PM   #25 
  - PCIntern, thank you so much for posting this.  Poll_Blind   Sep-17-11 10:13 AM   #14 
  - K&R  Pooka Fey   Sep-17-11 10:39 AM   #15 
  - K & R  orbitalman   Sep-17-11 11:03 AM   #16 
  - Thanks for this warning - my husband went to a urologist for a minor  hedgehog   Sep-17-11 11:11 AM   #17 
  - Could you once upon a time write your name in the snow, and are now down to your initials.  Aaria   Sep-17-11 12:18 PM   #19 
  - So print it up on a bunch of broadsides and stick them to the stall doors.  nolabear   Sep-17-11 12:58 PM   #26 
     - That's a great idea. nt  I Have A Dream   Sep-17-11 06:28 PM   #61 
  - I hope you get better and soon. *hugs*  GreenPartyVoter   Sep-17-11 12:22 PM   #21 
  - Thank you SO much for this. We also need more, FAR more "This is what you CAN do" posts.  nolabear   Sep-17-11 01:06 PM   #29 
  - All of that to say "Go give your money to a doctor"  RB TexLa   Sep-17-11 01:36 PM   #32 
  - Nice post! thanks!! n/t  PCIntern   Sep-17-11 01:51 PM   #33 
  - Wow.  Warren DeMontague   Sep-17-11 02:51 PM   #37 
     - I know, the doctors want and deserve to have that money.  RB TexLa   Sep-17-11 04:43 PM   #46 
        - pretty friggin' thoughtless.  Warren DeMontague   Sep-17-11 05:00 PM   #49 
  - Rec #100  MissDeeds   Sep-17-11 02:48 PM   #36 
  - Thanks.  Warren DeMontague   Sep-17-11 02:51 PM   #38 
  - I'm eaking by on workmans comp trying to get SSDI for chronic issues...  Boxerfan   Sep-17-11 02:59 PM   #39 
  - Sorry to hear about your problems!  xynthee   Sep-17-11 08:22 PM   #67 
  - This may sound dumb but why don't women have prostrates? Or do they?  Maraya1969   Sep-17-11 03:56 PM   #41 
  - ??? Women do not have prostates. Go look at an anatomy book, please.  Manifestor_of_Light   Sep-17-11 04:13 PM   #43 
  - You could have explained it to her instead of berating her no?  auntAgonist   Sep-17-11 04:53 PM   #48 
  - Thank you. The problem is prostrate and male is always ending up in the same sentence.  Maraya1969   Sep-17-11 07:54 PM   #63 
  - People cannot learn when they are being humiliated. What could you possibly be trying to achieve?  nolabear   Sep-17-11 05:40 PM   #50 
  - Actually we do have similar tissues that produce a similar fluid which is  LiberalLoner   Sep-17-11 07:17 PM   #62 
  - ??? and some posters do not have manners. go look at an etiquette book, please.  unblock   Sep-17-11 08:15 PM   #65 
  - Maraya1969  auntAgonist   Sep-17-11 04:52 PM   #47 
  - i have good insurance even though my  DesertFlower   Sep-17-11 04:26 PM   #45 
  - Good advice, but I don't see the connection...  Deep13   Sep-17-11 05:42 PM   #51 
  - There isn't one.  REP   Sep-17-11 06:00 PM   #53 
  - Thanks, thought I was the only one. The thread does have some good advice and discussion though.  Hoyt   Sep-17-11 06:07 PM   #55 
  - The connection is my friend  PCIntern   Sep-17-11 06:12 PM   #58 
     - A much better example is Hormone Replacement Therapy, which has known pathologies, many deadly  REP   Sep-17-11 08:08 PM   #64 
        - it is a good example, just not that which happened to me...  PCIntern   Sep-18-11 08:04 AM   #72 
  - My father had bladder cancer that metastasized to his spinal column (untreatable)  REP   Sep-17-11 05:59 PM   #52 
  - Oh PCIntern...  a la izquierda   Sep-17-11 06:05 PM   #54 
  - K & R  SoapBox   Sep-17-11 06:09 PM   #56 
  - it'd be helpful if you were to tell what specific condition/disease. . .  Stargleamer   Sep-17-11 06:09 PM   #57 
  - For whom and how so?  PCIntern   Sep-17-11 06:14 PM   #60 
     - Well, for those who you urge to go to the doctor. . .  Stargleamer   Sep-17-11 09:07 PM   #68 
        - I do believe that I have self-disclosed quite enough here...  PCIntern   Sep-18-11 08:27 AM   #74 
  - as a guess as to the general condition, i'll note that prostate surgery has improved greatly  unblock   Sep-17-11 08:21 PM   #66 
  - Thank you very much for this great info, PCIntern. REC and KICK.  bertman   Sep-18-11 09:59 PM   #77 
  - bla bla bla  Skip Intro   Sep-19-11 02:59 AM   #79 
  - I drink enough scotch to kill any cancer  Broderick   Sep-19-11 05:14 PM   #82 

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