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Offline Woodhauler

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Well i'm going to give in!
« on: November 14, 2016, 07:33:04 AM »
Going to the hospital this morning. Leg is still red and swollen, painfull, to touch and walk on. Had a spot off redness show up under my left eye last night. Don't really want to go cause I think they will hook me up to a iv andkeep me a few days. I have wood to haul and no one to drive my truck.
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Re: Well i'm going to give in!
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2016, 07:55:03 AM »
You don't find out what is wrong,someone else will be buying your truck.
Meaning you will be dead.  :o
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Re: Well i'm going to give in!
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2016, 01:14:10 PM »
  You gotta set priorities, staying healthy/alive should be near the top.
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« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2016, 05:23:46 PM »
I'm back!!!!!!  Got some stronger antibiotics and was hooked up on IV most of day. Guess I will live ;D
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« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2016, 05:48:43 PM »
Good for you . You have to wear out a few more trucks and loaders be for you quit .
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« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2016, 09:18:38 PM »
I'm back!!!!!!  Got some stronger antibiotics and was hooked up on IV most of day. Guess I will live ;D

next time you get a prescription try GoodRx.com to see where you can get it cheapest.

did that for my Mom's Med's. Walmart with her discounts came to $125, with GoodRx it was $71
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« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2016, 08:38:52 AM »
Still setting home, It seems a little better. Swelling is down, redness is going away, still sore to touch. Raining hard here so I guess its a good day to do nothing. I am hauling wood Thursday and Friday. ;D
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« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2016, 06:22:00 PM »
Well one month later and I spent today in hospital again! Never really went totally away, so now im on horse size antibiotics! Did a bunch of lab work and all it showed was a infection. 10 days of these , hope it goes away.
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« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2016, 10:35:01 PM »
What kind of infection?  Cellulitis?
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« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2016, 06:13:47 AM »
I have no idea at what hospital,Doctor you have. Try another one??? Nothing to fool with.
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« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2016, 07:23:13 AM »
did you cut it or something or did it just show up  the guy I work with in the winter his leg swelled up after he bumped it hard went to the doc a few time found nothing wrong then I got on his butt to go some place else found out it was a blood clot

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« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2016, 02:41:48 PM »
did you cut it or something or did it just show up  the guy I work with in the winter his leg swelled up after he bumped it hard went to the doc a few time found nothing wrong then I got on his butt to go some place else found out it was a blood clot
They scanned for blood clots both times, non there. Blood work shows signs of infection. Not as bad as when I went before but still red and swelled up some. Cellulitous can be hard to get rid of.
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Re: Well i'm going to give in!
« Reply #12 on: December 20, 2016, 11:29:22 PM »
Yes, it can be very hard to get rid of.  Did they do any cultures to identify the specific pathogen?  With some of the drug resistance issues popping up, being able to identify exactly what is infecting you, so the most effective medicine can be used is becoming much more necessary.

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