Yesterday I had surgery for my hiatal hernia. They poked 5 holes in my tummy fixed my tummy and my belly button and closed me up by about 330pm. Moved to gen care and all went well for the rest of the night, morning till afternoon. Dr *&^() ordered me on clear liquid diet till he wanted to change it. We talked today about 2pm and he said I could leave tomarrow and he would change my diet to a mild liquid diet. Such as those shakes, applesauce and no milk or solids. When dinner was served I thought I was getting chicken broth and it was curry. A solid herb/spice used in cooking or oil paint used as a yellow. I drank the mixture and noticed a yellow powder on the bottom. My stomach became bloated and expanded to tear the stitches. My o2 level is so low I had to be put on o2 again.At the present time Im put on O2 to keep my level above 85. It ran 101 and 103 till this happened. I think they are waiting for the Doc to come in and see what is going on. I think I have internal bleeding from the bloating. Possibly the doc will go in again to repair the damage if he sees it. Since the hospital did check my ID before they served me, then served me a meal against the Doc's orders....do I have a case? I feel my life was jeopardized by the negligence of one or more workers. When I complained about the curry in my meal they called the doc and got a prescription to deal with the bloating. The nurse took about 20 minutes to get the meds because she had to sign for things first.
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