Archive for Misdiagnosed Diseases

Five Commonly Misdiagnosed Diseases

The following diseases are commonly misdiagnosed:

1. Aortic Dissection
2. Cancer
3. Clogged arteries
4. Heart attack
5. Infection

In order to avoid misdagnosis, you should do the following:

1. Ask your doctor, “What else could my illness be?”
2. Don’t assume no news is not good news.
3. Ask for additional tests.
4. Assume that the doctors don’t talk to one another.
5. Be wary if your doctors are working in shifts.

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