Carol's back in the hospital again

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PattyLatty
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   Posted 2/18/2010 9:55 AM (GMT -6)   
Carol has been taking 4 pills of lasix a day & thinks that's 800 mg a day and has still gained a pound since she left the hospital. They took an ultrasound of her heart this morning and are going to take two more to determine what kind of heart failure she has. Her doctor is also concerned about a sore spot on the back of one of her legs and has ordered an ultrasound of that as well in order to determine whether or not she has a blood clot. I don't know what happens at this point, and it goes without saying that I'm very concerned about her. I'll keep you posted.

Pat
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mom46
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   Posted 2/18/2010 10:24 AM (GMT -6)   
((Carol)),
I'm sorry to hear you are back in the hospital again sweetie. I sure hope the doctors can determine the source of this problem and will come up with a quick treatment plan to help you feel better soon. Hang in there! You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Love ya, Babs

aimsgirl16
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   Posted 2/18/2010 10:48 AM (GMT -6)   
Oh, this doesnt sound good at all! I have been very worried about her. Please keep up updated Patty!!!

Praying for you Carol!!!

nasalady
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   Posted 2/18/2010 11:42 PM (GMT -6)   
((((Carol)))))
I'm so very sorry that you're back in the hospital hon! Please get better soon! I'm still praying for you!
JoAnn

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   Posted 2/18/2010 11:44 PM (GMT -6)   
P.S. Thank you Pat for keeping us posted!
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MJLD
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   Posted 2/19/2010 12:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you Pat for keeping us updated and for caring for Carol! Please tell her to hang in there. I know she is exhausted. My thoughts and prayers are with her! Judy

Ginny
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   Posted 2/19/2010 2:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh Carol, we're all praying for you sweetie. Lots of love coming your way.

mom46
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   Posted 2/19/2010 7:07 PM (GMT -6)   
Carol,
I hope you are feeling a little better today. Hang in there sweetie. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Love ya, Babs

PattyLatty
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   Posted 2/19/2010 8:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Carol's back home again & I think they gave her funny pills instead of her meds because she had me laughing for half an hour. Needless to say she's feeling better again and the swelling has gone down. She has her moments, but all in all she has the best attitude for being as sick as she is.

I need to check in on Barb but it's too late to call the East coast. Tomorrow.

Hope all of you are enjoying this nice Friday night. The Olympics are on and they're pretty amazing.

Pat
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plaquenil, neurontin, synthroid, triamterene, actonel, niaspan, lyrica, tri-est, cymbalta,


mom46
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   Posted 2/19/2010 10:23 PM (GMT -6)   
Pat,
Thank you for keeping us updated on Carol. It's good to hear she in high spirits...lol.

Carol,

I hope you start to feel much better soon sweetie.

Love ya, Babs

nasalady
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   Posted 2/19/2010 11:01 PM (GMT -6)   
Carol, I'm glad to hear that you're home and that you're making Pat laugh!! And I'm relieved that you're feeling better too!
(((((hugs)))))
JoAnn

P.S. Thanks again Pat for the updates.
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