really sucks for those of us without insurance.
Case in point. I have a mole on my back that suddenly changed, is raised, discolored and painful to boot (of course its right under my bra strap so of course its going to be sore). I finally screwed up the courage and took an hour off of work to see my doctor.
She looked at it, then looked at me and said, "Its not cancerous and no big thing. If you want it removed wait until you have insurance as its far too expensive otherwise".
No biopsy, no "come back in a month and we'll check it again"....just a glance and that was it. She then put a bandaid on it to see if it would help with the rubbing and pain.
C'mon.....a BANDAID???? I was just at home and could have had my mommy put a bandaid on it to make the boo-boo all better, and she would have done it for free!
So now....$100 poorer and a bandaid that is falling off that I can't reach to replace. (Not to mention a nasty scare when I got on the office scale but that's a horror story for another day).
No wonder people don't believe in the medical system anymore.