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By: Hedy D.
Beauregard Memorial Hospital
Went to emergency room at 9pm due to a compressed nerve in shoulder/arm with pain that was unbearable. I finally was seen at midnight after moaning/groaning and crying for 3 hrs. Bed sheet was stained, and floor had old blood stains. I ask for water, which I got one hr later. Finally seen doctor at 3:30am who diagnosed it being "Carpel Tunnel" giving me an injection in my wrist saying it will help in seconds, considered a miracle shot. Well the only thing it did, was now numb my thumb and middle finger, where only my index was numb. The pain in shoulder/arm was still horrible. His attitude changed towards me, and went to prescribe me pain meds. When doctor left room, the nurse rudely said "the emergency room is for life threatening situations!"
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