Rachel's Medical Fund

UPDATED 7.31.17 

Hello All,

About 12 weeks ago, I was hit with a series of bizarre symptoms. I woke up one day with severe headaches, memory problems  and double vision. My energy was gone, blood tests revealed a host of oddities including electrolyte imbalances and a raging immune system. I became unable to work and with a possible brain aneurism. I've been out of work for 3 months, in and out of hospitals and Doctors and MRI machines. I have more medical bills than I can possibly pay for.

UPDATE 7.31.17:

Dearest Friends,

With your help, I was able to scrape together enough money to get the Brain Scans I needed!! The cost was nearly $3,000 since it was multiple scans with contrast.  I saw the Neurologist who said my brain was looking good, some inflammation behind my right eye that should continue to go away with NSAID treatment--NOT LIFE THREATENING!  He DID, however see a massive amount of fluid in my ears and my Right Sinus Cavity is going to have to be SURGICALLY drained and possibly opperated on the sinus structure itself. DAMN. He also referred me to a Spinal surgeon as he saw SERIOUS DEGENERATION  in my cervical SPINE and NERVE DAMAGE along my right arm.  This means, on top of the stacks of bills I have been collecting, I will need to continue to see more doctors and specialists. I am asking for your help to reach my goal to help pay for these doctors and bills, my insurance is barely helping and my out of pocket max is incredibly high. Even once I return to work, there is no way I can possibly afford to pay them off.  

You all have been amazing support over the past months and I cannot thank you enough for what you have given in funds and emotional support already.  I am just so ready to return to health and life.

THANK YOU,

From the bottom of my heart. 

Sincerely,
Rachel Phillips

7/24/17

MRI: Clogged Right Sinus Cavity



Here's me on my 32nd Birthday, July 12, 2017

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Rachel Arlene Phillips 
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Oakland, CA
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