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Old 19-08-2013, 06:44   #16
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Re: Long term cruising w/medical condition

Thanks Mauritz! I agree I would need to be something like that. I was wondering if anyone had any experience going to other countries and the difficulty in getting medication on-sight or delivered. Especially medication that is considered "specialty drug". I don't know if they are also considered specialty with the same cost as the US should I have to cover the cost because insurance won't out of the country (more research TBD).
Hoping they come up with cheaper pill form before we eventually leave the states!

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Hiya Diver! You had a c-section without an epidural and post-op Darvocet? Not up to par, standard of care in some countries; that's why it is cheap.

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I had an epidural...actually a spinal. My care was FANTASTIC. I would never day it was sub-standard. My physician was Cuban, OB trained, went to U of Miami. She was phenomenal. And the delivery was physician centered and so accessible. Would have a baby there again in a heartbeat. When fetal distress was recognized, I went straight to surgery. It was super high quality.

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