"I literally woke up one day with sores, and you are telling me essentially to chill out and that I don't need medication"

January 27, 2021 | 18m 02s

A storyteller talks about her experience being African American while seeking proper care from the healthcare community. She talks about the impact of race on the quality of care she has received and her steps to ensure she has a doctor who fully listens

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STORYTELLER ATTRIBUTES
20 - 29
Female
College graduate
Black, African American, African, or Afro-Caribbean
1xxxx
Patient
STORY TYPE
Skin, Hair and Nails; General Overall Health Care Concerns
COVID-19
Communicating with doctors and nurses; Making decisions about the right health care or treatment for you; Describing how easy or hard it has been for you to get the health care you need; Getting health care that is right for your cultural and ethnic identity
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