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hi. i gave birth on may 18th of this year vaginally. the hospital left a sponge inside of my vagina for 33 days... that was when i had it removed by another hospital in the area. since the time it was inside of me (the delivery date) i was treated for a urinary track infection, vaganitis, and a blood infection... all requireing antibiotics. also, the last antibaotics where medically advised to take and i have to put my tiny angel baby on formula against my will b/c the medication passes through the breastmilk. is this neglgence? malpratice? i have the sponge that was extracted also. and what kind of long term effects could be caused by this??

hi. i gave birth on may 18th of this year vaginally. the hospital left a sponge inside of my vagina for 33 days... that was when i had it removed by another hospital in the area. since the time it was inside of me (the delivery date) i was treated for a urinary track infection, vaganitis, and a blood infection... all requireing antibiotics. also, the last antibaotics where medically advised to take and i have to put my tiny angel baby on formula against my will b/c the medication passes through the breastmilk.

is this neglgence? malpratice?

i have the sponge that was extracted also.

and what kind of long term effects could be caused by this??

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Asked on 6/30/10, 5:11 pm

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Sudeep Bose Bose Law Firm, PLLC - Former Police, Prosecutors & Investigators

I believe that you might have a case for medical malpractice. I cannot advise on the medical effects, but am offering you a free legal consultation.

Due to the private nature of this inquiry and issues we will need to discuss, I suggest you call me to discuss in a private phone conversation- 703.344.3090.

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Answered on 7/08/10, 9:10 am


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