Daily Archives: June 27, 2012

Doctors in Kenya


So the root cause of my migraines was finally discovered. For that I am pretty happy. What I am not happy about is the calibre of doctors that we seem to be raising in Kenya. Doctors who don’t really want to know what is wrong with the patient so that they can treat the root cause but rather they dispense pain killers and anti-allergy medicines to get rid of the patient and move on to the next one. It is not funny that they are not making an effort to understand what the problem is with patients who visit them.

I removed my acrylic nails and noticed that one nail was looking weird. Seeing as it had started paining, I went to the hospital and informed the doctor that I thought it may have been a fungal infection from the salon. The doctor recommended a cream. Which I later learnt was for softening dry skin.

Hipilicious went to the hospital and told the doctor about her very rapid weight loss, fast heart beat and feeling faint. She was given painkillers.

I visited Nairobi Hospital early this year and the doctor who I met looked at my throat and said, ‘YUCK’. For real!

My colleague went to hospital to complain about his upset stomach, sweating and general heat flush. He was also given pain killers. And now he is dead. From a massive heart attack. Which could have been easily diagnoised. But no. They had other patients to see and rake up the numbers……