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OK where to begin ...first off this is southern lady's husbaand My wife had surgery about 2 weeks ago. She was fine 11 days into it she had already gone home and had been back for check up and had even planed to go to work half days monday. On the12th day she started feeling bad. Day 13 was even worst..by day 14 she had high fever101.5. She is now back in the hospital.the whole experience has been very hard on her but she was coping until the 14th day..after tests and scans she has pnemonia and an abcess...she is throwing up every 3 hours or so.just almost too much for her...everyone is praying for her but not much change.

They put in a pic line so they can give strong antibiotics. They are trying to treat it without surgery. Tomorrow they are to drain some of the Fluid around the lungs and send it for testing. She has done everything by the book walking every day till she got really sick on the 13th day. She was tolerating soft liquids..everything was starting to get better. This is a major set back...has anyone had similar experiences...this has been very hard so far,...any ideas on how to stop the throwing up they give her phenigren and zofran it helps but its a crazy cycle we can't seem to stop.

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How scary! Please know she's in my thoughts and prayers! I hope some of the more experienced people here can offer you some actual support/guidance...

Good luck to you all!

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Sending my prayers your way. I hope she is feeling better soon. I am just sleeved also, so not much advice here. Hopefully Tiffy and some of the others have some words of wisdom.

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I have nothing of value to add, but I will say she'll definitely be in my thoughts and thank you so much for keeping us updated. Stay strong, this is a big bump in the road for you both.

XOXO Renee`

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OK where to begin ...first off this is southern lady's husbaand My wife had surgery about 2 weeks ago. She was fine 11 days into it she had already gone home and had been back for check up and had even planed to go to work half days monday. On the12th day she started feeling bad. Day 13 was even worst..by day 14 she had high fever101.5. She is now back in the hospital.the whole experience has been very hard on her but she was coping until the 14th day..after tests and scans she has pnemonia and an abcess...she is throwing up every 3 hours or so.just almost too much for her...everyone is praying for her but not much change.

They put in a pic line so they can give strong antibiotics. They are trying to treat it without surgery. Tomorrow they are to drain some of the Fluid around the lungs and send it for testing. She has done everything by the book walking every day till she got really sick on the 13th day. She was tolerating soft liquids..everything was starting to get better. This is a major set back...has anyone had similar experiences...this has been very hard so far,...any ideas on how to stop the throwing up they give her phenigren and zofran it helps but its a crazy cycle we can't seem to stop.

I had a similar experience. I got a high fever a few days after the operation (103-104). The doctor gave me strong antibiotics but I couldn't hold them down and would immediately throw up. I had go back to the hospital for a couple of days so they could straight line heavy duty antibiotics. That killed the infection/abscess. I was irritated to be back in the hospital but it was the right thing to do. I've been fine after that and haven't had any issues (close to 6 months post op now)l. Hopefully this will pass soon for you and the Mrs. Wish you the best of luck.

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I am so sorry to hear this and she will be in my thoughts. Thanks for letting us know what is going on.

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I had a leak and went through similar experience. I had a drain tube and they tested the Fluid which came back with bacteria. I had the picc line put in for antibiotics and nutrition. It will get better I promise. Praying for you both. Jen

OK where to begin ...first off this is southern lady's husbaand My wife had surgery about 2 weeks ago. She was fine 11 days into it she had already gone home and had been back for check up and had even planed to go to work half days monday. On the12th day she started feeling bad. Day 13 was even worst..by day 14 she had high fever101.5. She is now back in the hospital.the whole experience has been very hard on her but she was coping until the 14th day..after tests and scans she has pnemonia and an abcess...she is throwing up every 3 hours or so.just almost too much for her...everyone is praying for her but not much change.

They put in a pic line so they can give strong antibiotics. They are trying to treat it without surgery. Tomorrow they are to drain some of the Fluid around the lungs and send it for testing. She has done everything by the book walking every day till she got really sick on the 13th day. She was tolerating soft liquids..everything was starting to get better. This is a major set back...has anyone had similar experiences...this has been very hard so far,...any ideas on how to stop the throwing up they give her phenigren and zofran it helps but its a crazy cycle we can't seem to stop.

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Have them try Compazine. They'll tell you it's an "old-fashioned" drug, used for seasickness, etc etc Just insist they give it to her. She should get better. My hubby and beat friend both wenr through the non-stop nausea and the ER doc gave my hubby Compazine at the suggestion of my friend's husband. Worked in one day for both of them.

Good Luck!

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I'm so sorry, I know it's got to be so difficult for both of you. I hope she heals quickly and can settle into her new sleeved life. Please tell her hello for me and sending positive thoughts and prayers.

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