A broken wife lost her husband after being told by a nurse not to believe everything they read on Google.
Alison shared the story of her partner Brian’s tragic death in a now viral Tik Tok video.
She wrote under the username lsnhoffy22 and explained that her husband died back in 2017.
He was told that his symptoms did not give cause for concern to a nurse – before he died just a few days later.
Mother Alison wrote: “My husband has leg pain, so he told a family member to the nurse that he was wondering if it was a blood clot after seeing the symptoms online.
“Nurse family member: oh do not believe everything you read on doctor google! My husband died of a blood clot 48 hours later. “
She added: “I do not blame this person. But maybe sharing this could save someone: If you think you have a blood clot, just go to the emergency room !!
“Blood clots / DVTs do not have to be fatal.”
Symptoms of DVT in the leg include throbbing or cramping pain in 1 leg (rarely both legs), usually in the calf or thigh and swelling in 1 leg (rarely both legs).
Warm skin around the painful area is also common, as is red or dark skin around the painful area. Swollen veins that are hard or sore when you touch them are also a key symptom.
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