Hey everyone, hope you are all well ! A quick question for ya's. For those that are not familiar, my 16 yr old daughter just had a ileocolectomy/resection on 10/17 and had some complications afterwards which required a blood transfusion. She had an appt 12-3 with her GI. They called yesterday to tell me her white blood cells were low and she needs to come in for more blood work. The nurse did not have much info for me other than her count was low and they sent me a letter. Should I be worried? What would be the cause? I'm thinking if it were serious they would want to see her right away?! She has had some bleeding again but it is speratic (sp?). Her GI told us to send him a stool sample for that.......poop express I suppose, ha ha! Thanks for your input as always you are my hero's! Much love to all!
32 yr old Dx w/UC in 2001 - some what controlled by diet. I take multi-vitamins & probiotics.
Mother to 16 yr old daughter dx w/CD 9/07- she had surgery for abscesses 11/07, ileocolectomy/resection 10/08. She is taking multi-vit, iron for anemia, probiotics, bentyl prn, prilosec 20mg-x2, 6 mp 50mg-x3