In 2008, a friend forwarded an email containing the below video from Seattle news station KOMO. While the video made an impact at the time, I only remembered it after my diagnosis. I am so very, very fortunate that my primary care doctor took my symptoms seriously and acted quickly. IBC is so rare that many doctors prescribe antibiotics and tell their patients to wait and see what happens. Every single day matters with this aggressive cancer.
Click here for more information from the Susan G. Komen site.
You know your body better than anyone. If you have any suspicious symptoms that are indicative of a serious situation, don’t ignore them! Get to a doctor and get checked out ASAP.