Community·Posted on May 17, 2018Did It Take You A Long Time To Get A Proper Medical Diagnosis? We Want To Hear Your Story*starts typing a novel*by Lara ParkerBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Hi there, Lara here, and it took me almost a decade to get a proper diagnosis for my chronic health condition. Unfortunately, I am not alone! And getting a proper diagnosis is important. Lara Parker So, if something similar happened to you, we'd love to hear your story. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Screen Gems Maybe you had unexplained pain in your knee for a while and found out years later that you had a torn ACL. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF LOGO Or maybe you had no idea *what* was going on, and neither did any specialist you saw. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Oxygen Or perhaps you went in with a hunch but were told you were wrong repeatedly — even when you were right. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Showtime It happens... so tell us, has it happened to you? Let us know in the comments below and you might be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post.