Short stories tagged with Diagnosis

Listing 3 stories.

A middle aged man seeking a diagnosis for multiple sclerosis sees a friend's daughter getting a secret abortion at the hospital he is visiting.

A teenage girl is diagnosed with a rare disease that physically compels her to move to a city and protect it as her memory and mark on the world slowly fade away. In the city, she finds a ghost of temptation from her past that she may not be strong enough to resist.

After his mother leaves to work as a nurse in Rwanda, a child's hypochondriac father diagnoses him with all kinds of different ailments. He uses these misdiagnoses to explain away his son's silence and strange behavior.