Georgia  |  Medical Malpractice

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Asked on: 8/13/00, 10:56 pm

is this neglect

my wife recently had surgery to remove a cyst form near her right left ovary. she was admitted on a tuesday and release on wednesday. thursday while heme she could barely move. she said that her incision and groin area was on fire. i thought it was probaly because it was the area where they shaved her. she told the doctor about her problem the following monday and he told her it was part of the healing process, so all he did was prescribe her more pain pills and removed her staples. during that week the pain was intense from the buring in her groin area and her incision. she call the doctors office 3 or 4 times during the week and all what was said was it was part of the healing process. the following saturday i had to rush my wife to the emergency room with a 103% and severe pain. she was admitted and had her incision reopened she was bleeding inside her temp stayed above 100% during the next week while being admitted to the hospital. the infectious disease dr. told her she had e.coli. is this neglect from the dr. my wife had to go home with a wound vac attached to her wound. she has to have aother surgery to close her wound. my wife is now suffering physically and mentally from this supposely simply procedure.

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