Category Archives: medical care

RANT – Patient First

2017, 24 January I flew to Mexico.  Just a few days prior to this I had a scratchy throat.  I thought perhaps it was from a few get togethers with friends where I laughed, and talked, a lot. By 27 January … Continue reading

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Damn This Crazy Weather! Why Dr Simi is my friend!

We are in a cold front, and we are expecting a really bad one this weekend.  The Diario de Yucatan says to expect 6degree celsius.   Yikes! Last week, well actually about 5 days ago I got a sore throat, … Continue reading

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what a pain in the ass!

The Free Dictionary  provides this – pain in the ass and a pain in the butt; a pain in the rear Fig. a very annoying thing or person. (Crude. Potentially offensive. Use only with discretion. An elaboration of pain. Use caution with ass. Butt is less offensive. Rear is … Continue reading

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The Fairy Tale is Over – Part 2

So after my post this morning I walked over to the farmacia at La Ermita Park, which by the way also has a Consultorio (meaning a Doctor). I explained to said doctor that my spanish is muy basico, and then … Continue reading

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Mammography costs experiences

People are always asking us about the cost of medical stuff here. So for the Women folks keep reading, Men folks, go away! I go nearly yearly for a GYN exam and PAP smear, and I also get an annual … Continue reading

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Donating blood here in Mérida

I’m not sure about the rest of Mexico, but here in Mérida in order to donate blood the following guidelines are made: · You must present official identification · You must be less than 65 years old · You need … Continue reading

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