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    Visit to ER - not too bad though
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    seeit2 posted:
    My mom and brother were visiting over the weekend. Of course we have a medical emergency. On a Saturday. My DS came up with (grew?) a HUGE lump on the side of his neck. I took him to urgent care and they sent me to the ER at the children's hospital for an ultrasound. They told me they would likely keep him a few days, then after some tests decided it was a badly infected lymph node but he would be better off at home. So we spent 5 hours in the ER before we were sent home. It sucked. Now he still has a huge knob on the side of his neck, it's the size of a plum, and a fever. Supposedly it will go down in a few days, but that thing looks bad. (He is not complaining though). Really put a damper on the visit but we enjoyed some down time together and played a lot of board games.
    Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
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    mrswhitecastle responded:
    Oh, how scary! I hope it goes down soon, and his fever goes away. Poor kid.

    When I saw your post title, I was afraid it was food reaction related. I guess they just like to keep you on your toes!!!!
    Emily (8) Elizabeth (6)
     
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    seeit2 replied to mrswhitecastle's response:
    That's why I put the "Not too bad" - I knew my sisters would be worried lol!
    Esmerelda Supercalifragilistic (42) DD (6) DS (3) Just eat it, will ya
     
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    crunk05177 replied to seeit2's response:
    I assumed if it were allergy related it would have been on the allergy board which is why I didn't get too worried I am glad he is feeling ok and it turned out to be nothing too crazy. Sometimes downtime turns out to be a nice bonding time too
    Me (29), DH (31), DS1 - Michael (6) and DS2 - Nathan (3 - severe peanut allergy and an egg allergy)


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