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Déjà vu

I stayed out of the hospital a little over 24 hrs. The pain was bad, but the vomiting made me turn myself back in. Got transferred up the road in the wee hours (first ambulance ride as a patientt), had ERCP this AM to remove the offending stone from my common bile duct (first time I've been intubated and put under general anesthesia). Gonna have the gallbladder out tomorrow, Lord willing and the lipase don't rise. And Dilaudid is my friend. Yes it is. That and Zofran. 


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Dec. 28th, 2013 05:43 pm (UTC)
Thanks! :-)
Dec. 25th, 2013 07:05 am (UTC)
you're having the actual gallbladder out? ...Don't you need that? (minimal medical knowledge here)

Anyway *hugs* I hope you feel better very quickly. :/

Also, Merry Christmas! Hope you have a good one, even if you're spending it in hospital.
Dec. 28th, 2013 05:43 pm (UTC)
Thankfully, it's one of those organs you can live without - like your appendix or spleen. Once you've got stones in it that are giving you symptoms, having it out is the only cure. It's a pretty common procedure.

Thanks so much for your well-wishes. Hope y'all had a very Merry Christmas!
Dec. 25th, 2013 12:08 pm (UTC)
Better out than in? I hope you recover swifly. Happy Christmas!
Dec. 28th, 2013 05:44 pm (UTC)
That's for sure! Thank you! Hope your day was merry!
Dec. 25th, 2013 02:00 pm (UTC)
*hugs* You are in my thoughts today. I hope this is the last of the ordeal you need to endure. *hugs again*
Dec. 28th, 2013 05:44 pm (UTC)
Thanks so much, dear! *hugs back*
Dec. 25th, 2013 02:14 pm (UTC)
I'm so sorry about the relapse. I hope you feel better soon.
Dec. 28th, 2013 05:44 pm (UTC)
Thank you! :-)
Dec. 25th, 2013 04:18 pm (UTC)
You poor thing! I hope you're feeling much better and are out of the hospital soon.
Dec. 28th, 2013 05:46 pm (UTC)
Thank you, dear! Hope your holiday was nice. :-)
Dec. 25th, 2013 07:19 pm (UTC)
I hope you're feeling better soon and on the road to recovery sooner. I hope you'll still have some holiday cheer even if it is just the drugs :)
Dec. 28th, 2013 05:47 pm (UTC)
Thanks, dear! The drugs definitely helped! ;-)
Dec. 25th, 2013 08:32 pm (UTC)
Oh my poor Friend I hope you get well real soon.
Dec. 28th, 2013 05:47 pm (UTC)
Thank you, dear. :-)
Dec. 26th, 2013 01:28 pm (UTC)
OH MY GOD. Thank goodness you went back. Sending you good vibes.
Dec. 28th, 2013 05:48 pm (UTC)
Thank you, dear! I appreciate it.
Dec. 28th, 2013 12:02 pm (UTC)
I hope it's all over now and you're well on your way to an excellent recovery... Don't think about the bill... D xx
Dec. 28th, 2013 05:49 pm (UTC)
Thank you. I'm trying not to think about it. The ambulance ride alone will be over $1,000... Gah!
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