"What a joke....misdiagnosed."

About: Scunthorpe General Hospital / General surgery

Ok so back to early months of this year I collapsed was rushed in with exterm abdomin pain. To be told by an AE doctor I was just constipated... 2weeks later I turned yellow collapsed again... After 6days of none stop pain sickness pure hell. I was taken back in to find out actually no you have large amount of stones in your gallbladder. Three of them have now become lodged in your bile duct blocking your liver. Hence I was yellow 5days on iv antibotics flused unable to move or eat. Sent home with a ERCP planed 2weeks went in for that. Stones removed stent placed now wait for surgery begging August I rang to check up. Oh your surgeon is on hoilday till September. So you'll be on waiting list till when ever we can fit you in.... End of Augest I had to be rushed back in 9days this time on iv antibotics and fluids. Due to been left my stones had increased even on the low fat diet I was told to stick to. My stent had migrated so another ERCP sent home. I had my pre op 7th September with my surgery been to mrow 14th now to be informed tonight it's cancled.

Now I've been yellow I can't work due to everyday in exterm pain I can't even eat low fat diet with out my gallbladder going infected.

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Response from Scunthorpe General Hospital

Hello, I'm sorry to hear about this, please could I suggest you raise these issues with our patient advice and liaison team? You can contact them on 01472 290132 or nlg-tr.pals@nhs.net

Kind regards

Sarah Mainprize

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