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Women Are Sharing Stories About Doctors Ignoring Issues Due To Their Weight And It’s Pretty Upsetting

It’s no secret that we have a flawed healthcare system here in America, and this thread was published by writer Marisa Kabas reveals a less discussed stigma in health care. And that is the weight stigma. 

In her eye-opening Twitter thread she discusses her own experience with a doctor(s) who ignored a serious threat to her health. What was a mango-sized fibroid in her uterus went undiscovered for years because doctors whose only diagnosis was that she was overweight. 

Here’s her thread…

The viral thread sparked many reactions from women on Twitter who’ve also experienced this first-hand.

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