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Trump Offers Use Of WH Doctor To Michigan Rep. Who Survived Coronavirus With Lyme Disease



President Donald Trump offered Democratic state Rep. Karen Whitsett of Detroit, Michigan use of the White House physician Tuesday to treat her Lyme disease, which posed additional risks as she suffered from the coronavirus she recently recovered from.

“I’m a little surprised I can’t do something with your Lyme disease. Lyme disease is really tough,” Trump said as Whitsett described her symptoms, which include increased lethargy.

Whitsett replied that she’s been working to support Michiganders seeking treatment for the condition, which is an issue that rests in the hands of the federal government.

“I need you on that,” she told the President, adding that she doesn’t have a doctor “any longer” in Michigan who can treat her Lyme disease.

“I could even have you see the doctor over here,” Trump said as he called the doctor into the room and directed members of his staff to “Ask the White House doctor to come. Seriously. Because Lyme disease can be very very bad… Is it legal for me to use the White House doctor?”

He added, “You know what, if it’s not, I will suffer the repercussions I don’t care. The Democrats might not like that, you know.”

The President’s offer and familiarity with the disease came as a surprise to Whitsett, who was visiting the White House to participate in a roundtable of coronavirus survivors sharing their stories of recovery, many of them applauding the President’s authorization of the emergency use of hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug.

“If President Trump had not talked about this, it wouldn’t have been something that would be accessible for anyone to be able to get right now,” the lawmaker told Fox News’ Laura Ingraham last week.

She reiterated that sentiment as she sat alongside Trump Tuesday, saying she was grateful he spoke publicly about the possible benefits of using the controversial hydroxychloroquine therapeutic treatment.

“I wouldn’t be here today to even have this conversation with you and to be able to talk about the needs of Detroit and to talk about the people who really need this,” she said, crediting the anti-malarial medication for curing her of COVID19.

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Nebraska woman who detransitioned sues doctors who facilitated removal of ‘healthy breasts’ when she was a teen battling mental health



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Nebraska woman Luka Hein is suing Nebraska Medicine, the Nebraska Medical Center, and University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) Physicians who facilitated in her gender transition when she was a teenager; Hein has since detransitioned.

Hein, who is being represented by the Center for American Liberty, filed the suit last week, for removal of her healthy breasts when she was a depressed teenager who struggled with mental health.

“Proceeding straight to breast amputation in a depressed, anxiety-ridden, gender-confused adolescent, who was incapable of understanding the lasting consequences of her decision, constitutes negligence for which Defendants are jointly and severally liable,” the lawsuit states.

Fox News reports:

Throughout adolescence, Hein struggled with her mental health and traumatic experiences, including being allegedly groomed and threatened by an adult man. She had serious mental-health struggles at age 13. By 15 she was diagnosed with “gender identity disorder” and put on a fast track to have her breasts removed, according to the lawsuit.

The lawsuit claims that despite Hein’s history, doctors rushed her into gender transition without considering her psychological comorbidities. It says the defendants used deceptive euphemisms and unscientific terminology to sell gender-transition procedures to Hein.

For instance, their use of the phrase “masculinizing hormone therapy” was misleading as the process does not heal the patient but does “inflict harm that causes malfunctioning and malformation of the teenage body and brain,” according to the lawsuit. Testosterone injections, which Hein received as part of her attempted sex change, can cause many negative side effects including high blood pressure and permanent bodily changes such as the development of an Adam’s apple, deepening of the voice, abnormal hair growth, and male pattern balding of the scalp.

The lawsuit says defendants were also negligent in other ways, such as in their shifting from a standard medical diagnosis to the “affirming care” model, which embraces a person’s gender delusion as fact and discourages questioning.

Allegedly one doctor, Nahia J. Amoura, was prepared to go even further. “About a year after starting Luka on testosterone, Dr. Amoura recommended to Luka that she surgically remove her uterus in a partial hysterectomy as the next step in her ‘transition,’” the lawsuit states. The hysterectomy would have permanently sterilized Hein and created hormonal imbalances that would have required long-term medical follow-ups.

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