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Doctors are humans too! They make mistakes, can be inexperinced or unethical...get a second and/or third opinion.

August 17, 2016

Rant Alert!!! this post is to share with you how inexperienced and unethical some doctors and nurses can be and how big of a risk we take if we only take the advice of doctors without listening to that inner voice that we all have. 

It all started last Thursday with a mild tummy trouble, then fever accompanied with diarrhea on Friday. Things got worse when vomiting was added to the equation on Saturday night. On Sunday morning, things were out of control; we couldn’t lower my son's temperature, despite he had lots of Advil & Tylenol in his system so we rushed to Mackenzie Health Hospital’s emergency.

After about 4-5 hours of waiting, doctor Shelton visited my son. He just asked a few questions and concluded that we should wait for few days then if he is not any better, we can go to see our family doctor and that it’s just a virus nothing to worry about.

So we left the hospital but when we got home, the fever went back rocket high to 39.5 even though he was almost maxed on the dosage of Advil AND Tylenol. We wrapped him in a cold wet blanket and went back to Mackenzie Health’s emergency. We told the nurses that we were there half an hour ago and that we insist on seeing the doctor again because of the high fever and that my son was very pale with blue lips, shivering and feeling very weak.

First they asked us to stay in the line again to "Get a number and create another chart!!"....after they

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