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How Do You Get A Right Heart Catheterization When They Say There Is No Need For One?

How Do You Get A Right Heart Catheterization When They Say There Is No Need For One?

I definitely need to know what to do in order to make the specialist listen to me, especially for a right heart catheterization?? How long before anyone here was diagnosed?

A myPHteam Member said:

What kind of life would it be if you never, ever had a yaki soda again ? Once in a while, I think we all have to get out of the diet, the routine that we are in. What helps me is I never wear sandels, or slippers for a long time around the house. I always wear a supporting shoe that has some heel, and an insole. I also buy the sole as an extra piece. Any sport store that sells sneakers has these supports. Sneakers seem to help my leg pains and less swelling of the feet.

posted 5 months ago
A myPHteam Member said:

ABQJane
You are so right. Hospital definitely charge for things that was not even done. If you do not know how to read your bill you will never know. That's why patients should ask for an itemized bill. If the doctor does not use the right codes for the test that are being ordered insurance will not pay. Doctors are given a chance to resubmit the bill with the right codes.

edited, originally posted 6 months ago
A myPHteam Member said:

I actually was diagnosed with my right sided cath for PH. I was having it for my heart.

posted 4 months ago
A myPHteam Member said:

Show off. I just spent 4 days in bed trying to get the fluid out of my legs. Yes Im on water pills. Infact todays my first day back up. And they swelled again. Of corse thursday I had chest pains a few time. Had to take nitro. Doctor called every three hours trying to get me to go in. Im betting I will get calls first thing tomorrow.

posted 4 months ago
A myPHteam Member said:

After they have drained every ounce of liquid out of my body with these meds, I don’t have any swelling issues at all.

posted 4 months ago
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