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viral infections in kid

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  • Posted By: brenkenzie
  • March 26, 2007
  • 01:12 PM

:confused: :o :mad: My son has been diagnosed with a viral infection, because all tests came back negative. We spent all day in the ER yesterday, with his temp at a low of 101 when we arrived. They gave him motrin. 6 hours later, his temp was down to a normal 98. We were still at the ER waiting for results. When we got home his temp was going down to his body norm of 97.
This morning when he woke up it was back up to 99. Don't get me wrong, I'll be happy with 99. But now I'm wondering if there is something in my home that is toxic to only him and making him ill.
He has a headache, a small rash on his hand, and a variety of other complaints that come and go.
He normally has seasonal allergies, weeds, and that is all I know at this point.
I can't think of anything that has changed in our home recently, but maybe his body is changing? Any ideas?
I'm so tired. And he is missing everything, school, friends, parties, swim etc.

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  • :confused: :o :mad: My son has been diagnosed with a viral infection, because all tests came back negative. We spent all day in the ER yesterday, with his temp at a low of 101 when we arrived. They gave him motrin. 6 hours later, his temp was down to a normal 98. We were still at the ER waiting for results. When we got home his temp was going down to his body norm of 97.This morning when he woke up it was back up to 99. Don't get me wrong, I'll be happy with 99. But now I'm wondering if there is something in my home that is toxic to only him and making him ill.He has a headache, a small rash on his hand, and a variety of other complaints that come and go.He normally has seasonal allergies, weeds, and that is all I know at this point.I can't think of anything that has changed in our home recently, but maybe his body is changing? Any ideas?I'm so tired. And he is missing everything, school, friends, parties, swim etc. hi brenkenzie just a bit of info on wat ive been goin through when my son was 3mths he was diagnosed with bronculitis rsv positive he got over that at 4mths he got a viral in fections hospital for a week then he ended up with infantago from the hospital cause they had a case in there well all fine for anther 3weeks so he was 5mths then he picked up another viral in fection by this time he had had 2 lumbor punctors 2 cathaters and about 4-6 diferent blood test for them to tell me it was a viral infection he then picked up gastro in hospital and we had to stay another 3 days and he is now 8mths old and has had another 2 viral infections and we were thinking it was something we were doing and we found one thing he was doing the same everytime he got sick he would go to my aunties and the next day he would get sick but doctors saay they wont get temps above 38deg from allergies so we still dont know we he keeps picking them up but antibiodics dont help so its nothin you are doin viral infections mean they dont know wat it is so it must be something viral cause they still dont know why my little one keeps getting sick and still testing him so hope that helps you a little bit :)
    kylie25 4 Replies
    • November 4, 2007
    • 09:34 AM
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  • Have him checked out for the mrsa virus.
    Monsterlove 2921 Replies
    • November 6, 2007
    • 00:48 AM
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  • Monster loveYou are a very kind, caring person but MRSA is a bacteria not a virus.It stands for Methacillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.Staphylococcus aureus is a gram positive ball shaped organism that is normal flora in about 16% of the population.When it goes gene swapping with other normal flora members it can pick up resistance to many different antibiotics and once it is methacillin resistant then it is pretty much resistant to everything except the last line ones. There is an organism GRE or glycopeptide resistant enterococcus which is resistant to everything.!:eek: I think that if he had MRSA then the WBC count would be very high and he would be a lot sicker.A high lymphocyte count generally shows virus infections.This boy needs his immune system boosted so check out the health store for immune boosting things I cant spell.Plus get blood test etc from real docs (not me)
    chrismia 159 Replies
    • November 7, 2007
    • 00:45 PM
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