Re: Adhesions?

From: Sharonda Moore (
Thu Oct 7 18:34:22 1999

Stay on your bandwagon Michele!!! We need to start screaming for endo specialists. There reproductive, cancer, etc. etc. Endo is so common. There are at least 12 message boards that I know of. I still don't understand why this is not a national issue....yes, I do...I forgot...the media gives us doodly squat for attention. Now on the heels of this cybercondriac story (internet hypocondriacs) diagnosing themselves with the web, we might have more women visiting endo sites going to the doctor and not being believed.


>From: (Michele)
>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <>
>Subject: Re: Adhesions?
>Date: Thu, 7 Oct 1999 17:29:42 -0500
>Unless something has changed (would always confirm with the doctor's
>office), Dr. Redwine did not take medical insurance last May. I recall
>someone saying that Dr. Lyons took Blue Cross, but that would need to
>be confirmed as well. I don't know about Dr. Albee.
>I did have a plan that covered 80% to see any doctor outside of plan in
>1998. PPO plans might help a little. Last May, I paid for all costs.
>Money was a huge issue for me, but I am okay with this hole in my shoe
>and my Politically Incorrect Car. :-) It is a very difficult choice.
>I blame the insurance companies. ***Everyone should have access to the
>same expert care***! To think that these few and brilliant surgeons
>would be paid by insurance companies the same as a doc who doesn't have
>much knowledge on endo and complications is wrong. HMO plans saying
>that all endo patients can get the same care with ob/gyn's on their list
>are full of it. I think there needs to be a new classification of Endo
>Specialists (hear it's in the works).
>Okay...of my bandwagon. Thanks for bringing the issue up.
>At Thu, 7 Oct 1999, Sharonda Moore wrote:
> >
> >Just wanted to add a comment.. Dr. Reich does not accept insurance at
> >so if money is a big issue, you might want to try Redwine or Albee.
> >
> >Sharonda
> >
> >>From: (Michele)
> >>Reply-To:
> >>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <>
> >>Subject: Re: Adhesions?
> >>Date: Thu, 7 Oct 1999 12:46:22 -0500
> >>
>I saw Dr. David Redwine on the West coast. Dr. Albee is in Atlanta,
>Dr. Reich in PA, NY...Let me know if you would like websites. It's
>been 2 yrs. The lining grew back and is now normal tissue. But, I
>still have adhesions and they do cause pain.
> >>At Thu, 7 Oct 1999, Robin wrote:

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