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Hi! In March 2017 I was taken by ambulance to the hospital. I had no signs or symptoms. I was diagnosed with pneumonia. Within 24 hours I was put into a drug induced coma for 16 days. The doctors said they had to put me in the coma because I was pulling the tubes they had down my throat out. Anyway , when I was awaken from the coma my left arm was extremely swollen, shiny, in horrible pain and I couldn't lift it without picking it up with my right hand. While in the hospital they put a PIC line in (which I was some what awake for) . Since the PIC line was put in they knew there was a problem. Actually two problems one was I had developed Candida glabrata fungemia. This is in my bloodstream and my right eye. I was discharged from this hospital because I threaten to contact an attorney. So when I say discharged I mean "put out". I could not walk and could do nothing for myself. Within 24 hours I was admitted into another hospital. I was there about a month being pumped full of antibiotics. They were treating my arm with narcotics and didn't know what was wrong with it. Finally, I was discharged from this hospital but only for five days. My Mother had been taken care of me and I was getting worse. So I went back into the same hospital for another month. So I was in the hospital for about three months and seen every kind of doctor and specialist they though I should see. Still no one acknowledged my left arm as having rsd or crps nothing....I complained daily everyday about my left arm. Still nothing. Finally, I was discharged from the hospital and began my own research. I took my information to my PCP and she had never heard of the disease. At this point I'm getting be on hopeless. She did send me to a pain management doctor who finally diagnosed me with crps type1. I am still in horrible pain. I have insomnia, major depression, severe anxiety and I for the first time in my life uninsured. If it wasn't for my church helping me pay for my medicines. I probably would not be here today. So this is the first time I have shared any of this on a website or group. I just found out about it yesterday so I hope I can help somebody or somebody can help me. I don't know what I need. I know I want the pain to stop. Because it is truly driving me insane. If anyone out there has ANY advice please pass it on to me. Thank you in advance for reading this and for any feedback you can give me. God Bless
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