Teapapers: When Woman are Told They’re Looking for Drugs

Sep 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Op-Ed

Linda spends more time than she should helping other women. More time because she herself is injured by transvaginal mesh and counting the days until an appointment with Dr. Raz at UCLA to begin the removal process.

Still she takes the times to patiently talk to and even cry with women who contact her through her blog. Too often she hears the same story- doctors and medical professionals assume the woman is just an addict looking for drugs.

Talk about adding insult to injury.

Read the rest from this compassionate woman.

http://teapapers.com/bladdersling/2012/09/mesh-kidney-stones-serious-infections/

 

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