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Blockage in my carotid artery
« on: June 01, 2015, 02:33:17 PM »
Today I went to the doctor and he said an ultrasound shows I have a blockage in my right carotid artery. I may have to have surgery, though it hasn't been scheduled yet.

I am praying for the doctors and my family. Thank you.

Lord have mercy.
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2015, 02:34:18 PM »
Lord have mercy! Hope everything turns out fine asap.
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2015, 02:35:44 PM »
Thank you.
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2015, 02:42:15 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2015, 02:42:45 PM »
Lord have mercy
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2015, 02:43:00 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2015, 02:45:36 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2015, 02:50:23 PM »
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2015, 02:51:01 PM »
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2015, 02:53:10 PM »
Lord, have mercy! 

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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #10 on: June 01, 2015, 03:00:23 PM »
God be with you all!
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2015, 03:03:38 PM »

May the Lord bless you with good health, and grant you and your loved ones strength to get through this.

Keep us updated.

You are in our prayers.
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #12 on: June 01, 2015, 04:17:07 PM »
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Thank you, everyone.
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #13 on: June 01, 2015, 05:33:27 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #14 on: June 01, 2015, 05:49:52 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #15 on: June 01, 2015, 05:55:11 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #16 on: June 01, 2015, 06:57:06 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #17 on: June 01, 2015, 07:01:41 PM »
Though the intercessions of St. Panteleimon and St. Luke, LORD have mercy!

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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #18 on: June 02, 2015, 07:38:49 AM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #19 on: June 02, 2015, 09:10:58 AM »
Lord have mercy

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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #20 on: June 02, 2015, 09:08:32 PM »
Lord, have mercy on your handmaiden.
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #21 on: June 02, 2015, 09:28:40 PM »
Kyrie eleison.  I second the intercessions to the unmercenary healers.
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #22 on: June 03, 2015, 12:10:50 AM »
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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #23 on: June 04, 2015, 06:05:59 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

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Re: Blockage in my carotid artery
« Reply #24 on: June 04, 2015, 08:25:04 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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