Category Archives: medical costs

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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Tom’s medical procedure

For about a year Tom has had this small rash type thing on the left side of his neck.  Since he also has small patches of psoriasis we thought that’s what it was as it seemed to respond to the … 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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An update on some medical expenses

Many of you are concerned about medical expenses here in Merida.  And as I have just completed my annual gyn stuff – I will share with you the prices.  This is pretty much just going to be reciting the test or procedure … 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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