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American Expat’s Successful Gall Bladder Surgery in Philippines

My gall bladder is gone. Because I had suffered two painful gall bladder attacks within a space of one month, I had my gall bladder…

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Search Continues for Cause of Spouse’s Ailment in the Philippines

The search continues for the cause of my spouse’s stomach ailment in the Philippines. We retired to Guimaras, our island province home in Western Visayas…

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Diagnosis Still Unknown: Iloilo Statlab Results

“Diagnosis Still Unknown: Iloilo Statlab Results.” A previous post dealt with my asawa’s recent visit to our local emergency room in Guimaras. The provincial hospital…

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Diagnosis: Dengue Fever & Pneumonia, Part 2

A nurse came over and escorted us to a room on the second floor. The sign posted outside the room read as follows: “Infectious Female Ward.”

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My Dengue Fever Scare in the Philippines.

I was extremely worried that I had dengue fever.

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Outpatient Visit at Guimaras Provincial Hospital

Kidney stones. I would rather have all my teeth pulled without Novocaine than go through another kidney stone attack like the one I recently endured….

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A Return Trip to the Emergency Room in Guimaras, the Philippines: Part Two

I was sitting in the emergency room at our provincial hospital in Guimaras, where my asawa had accompanied me on a return trip to determine the severe pain I was experiencing.

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More Medical Costs at Healthcare Clinic in Guimaras

With the recent events concerning my asawa’s health, an ECG, ultrasound and blood test were in order.

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Back to the Doctor in Iloilo. Medical Costs in the Philippines

Been writing some posts recently about medical costs in the Philippines.  My asawa and I visited Mercury Drug in Iloilo City last week, and she…

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Roaming Robinson Mall in Iloilo City

Had five hours before we could see Dr. Jacobo in Iloilo City who would interpret the results of a recent blood test and ultrasound my…

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More Medical Costs. Return to our Iloilo City Doctor

Returned to Iloilo City this past Monday so the results of my asawa’s medical tests, the ultrasound and blood test, could be seen by her…

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Medical Costs at Healthcare Clinic on Guimaras Island

Visted Dr. Jacobo in Iloilo City recently. My asawa has been complaining of some abdomen pain, and our new physician wrote an order for an…

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Medical Costs in the Philippines. Our New Doctor in Iloilo City.

Recently took my asawa to a doctor in Iloilo City highly recommended by my American expat friend Paul.  Robert S. Jacobo, MD, a general practitioner,…

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