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  • jacksonsgrandma has replied to a post on the message board

    I do agree with you and I going to take your wonderful advice.  I am going to keep the ENT specialist including cancer specialist for jan. I do like the 2nd opinion doctor. 

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      jacksonsgrandma Since, Nov , 2013, ENT specialist and it seemed he only wanted to keep me coming for appts to get my ins. money and my $75 co pay. I can't afford to pay $75 a week for no treatment or answers. the mass is getting bigger. I can't get the proper doctor to even seem to care. For the past few months I have been just focusing on daily survival. If the doctor doesn't seem worried, why should I kind of attitude.

      May 12, 2014
  • jacksonsgrandma has replied to a post on the message board

    I don't understand why he is not looking at the mass on my gum, it feels like it's moving and changing shape. He said it's a bone but, bone don't chane shape in a quickly manner. I am taking antibiotics,  I wonder if it's changing the size but it's still present.  The doctor states a cyst but, the location is not the same as the mass, if I am understanding correctly.  I will see the ENT doctor on jan. ...

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    • jacksonsgrandma has replied to a post on the message board

      Its a relief.  I do appreciate support.  Long wait for an answer was stressful but, the answer is wonderful news.

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      • jacksonsgrandma has replied to a post on the message board

        The ENT said it is not a mass. Its a paranasal sinus has a retention cyst in the floor of the left maxillary antrum. I don't know anthing about cyst. I see the doctor again jan 2. He gave me of predizon, spasm meds and antibiotics.  I have spasms on left side of face. No testing or biopsy were done.

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        • jacksonsgrandma has replied to a post on the message board

          What kind of questions should I ask the doctor? 

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          • jacksonsgrandma has replied to a post on the message board

            I will be more than happy to share about ENT appointment tomorrow. 

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            • jacksonsgrandma has replied to a post on the message board

              I went through 23 days of solid worrying and felt totally alone. This is the first site that people who would respond.  Wonderful advice! I feel like I am about to get some results and take care of the mass on gum. Starting to feel confident,  thank you all.

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              • jacksonsgrandma has replied to a post on the message board

                I submit for an appointment with Jacksonville mayo clinic. My dentist called me today and got me a ENT appointment tomorrow at 1:30pm. I am praying that this doctor is companionable with knowledge.  I just to get answers with proof. 

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                • jacksonsgrandma has replied to a post on the message board

                  Thanks for the reply Sue. I live in Pensacola Florida and there is only 2 ENT specialist in the 4 surrounding county and they have a long waiting list. I want a doctor that knows mouth, sinus, nose, cancer and etc. I don't want to be shuffled between several doctors.  I did a lot of calling and tried to find a doctor that meets the qualifications that I can see sooner. I noticed more accurrance of lack of humani...

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