Friday, June 4, 2010

Judah is sick/ updated

update:

Judah is finally feeling better. Kenya got Herpangina but no as bad as Judah had it. I think everyone is finally better. Thank you all for praying for us!

Vanessa

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original post:

Kenya came down with a 105 degree temperature on Saturday. I took her to the hospital and of course by the time we got there she was fine.

The next day she had no fever at all and hasn't had one since Saturday. Then Jason and Judah got it on Sunday but were both better by Monday. Then Tuesday rolled around and Judah's fever came back. He had no other symptoms so I wasn't too concerned with taking him to the doctor.

Tuesday night he woke up every hour to nurse but was in pain so he wouldn't nurse. I took him to the doctor and found out he has Herpangina which is a virus that causes very painful blisters to form in your mouth. Judah has one very large blister in the back of his mouth so that's why he wouldn't eat. When he doesn't want to nurse because of the pain I have to pump and force feed him with a medicine dropper to make sure he stays hydrated.

They told me to give him Tylenol for pain and mix Maalox and Benadryl to coat the sores. So we did that but it didn't really seem to help. Then last night he started having the seal like cough. I took him back to the doctor today and found out he has an ear infection in both ears, still has the Herpangina and also has Croup (swollen vocal chords, barking cough & difficulty breathing).

Please be praying for our sweet baby. Our friends are still living with us and they have an 8 week old baby so if you could also pray he doesn't get it that would be great. I will keep you updated on how Judah is doing.

Here are a few pictures of our sick baby. He is happy right now which is nice because he cries most of the night.


4 comments:

Mama 2 three said...

Oh, poor baby. We will be praying for your precious little Judah, and for your friends little one too! We love you guys!!!

Patty said...

Praying for sweet baby Judah! Hope everyone is better soon! Thanks for the updated photo...he sure is a doll!

Patty from TX

Emily said...

Oh no! Absolutely praying for his healing and your peace.

Matt & Crystal Rosecrance said...

Poor Baby! I am so sorry. Keep us updated on how he is doing, when you can. Love you! I am praying for you, too!