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  • Mine is Infected......

    Well, it is official. My implant site started bothering me a couple of days ago, and yesterday, it started leaking. It is totally healed, and it just got all red and started swelling, and hurting bad. Like its burning. I called the doc, and spoke to him myself, he cant see me untill tomorrow at 8:30 am, but he called me in some cipro. Its a really strong antibiotic, and he is hoping that it will stop the infection. I knew not to wait too long because of what is going on with Dede. If the infection isnt gone by the time I take all of the antibiotics, he is removing it. I cant be hospitalized for a long period of time, I have 3 kids to take care of.
    This cipro had me up all night, and I think it has put me in a flare. It says it can cause insomnia, and thats an understatement. I was wide awake untill 4 am, and I took the pill at 7 pm. I am so sick of this sh*t. I want my life back!!!!!!!! [img]eek.gif[/img] [img]mad.gif[/img]
    Hope everyone is having good poddy days!!!!!!!


  • #2
    I hope your doctor can see you soon. I wish I could say or do something more adequate. I'm thinking of you and only wish the very best for you. You're right this is such crappy-a$$ sh*t to have to deal with.

    Sending good vibes, thoughts and prayers that Cipro kicks the crap outta that infection

    Healing hugs,
    y. [img]frown.gif[/img]
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    • #3
      {{{{{Jasmine}}}}} I can not imagine what you are going thru right now. You know that I am praying for you and wishing for the best outcome.

      I am so glad that you are so open and share your experiences here with the others because you might prevent just one person from being mislead about the possibilities of the interstim and that one person is VERY IMPORTANT. Keep on posting girl! Don't let your experience be a waste.

      tons and tons of gentle hugs~
      Courage does not always roar. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow".


      • #4
        I'm sending get well wishes and a prayer your way.

        Stay safe

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            Sending you prayers that you get this infection taken care of and your feeling great soon.
            Carolyn B


            • #7
              Thankyou ladies for all the prayers. I saw the Doc this morning, and it is looking better. The swelling is down, and the redness is going away. The cipro is doing the job. I think I am going to have it removed anyway, he said it was up to me. I dont want the infection to come back after I stop the antibiotics, and I definatly dont want to be in the case that Dede is in. I have felt like crap the last couple of days, I am so cold, and I cant get this headache to go away. I am also really weak. Doc said it is because the infection. After Christmas I am going to call him and tell him to schedule the removall. I am not taking any chances. I have had nothing but problems with this thing, and I am not going to sit around and wait for another one to happen. Hope everyone if feeling well tonight!!!!! I am going to go and try to get my shopping done. I am so far behind!!! [img]eek.gif[/img]
              Hope everyone is having good poddy days!!!!!!!



              • #8
                I don't blame you Jasmine. I have already decided that if there is the slightest site of infection I will do the same thing. It's too bad that we have had to watch someone close to us go thru something like this. As DeDe said, once the first infection started she felt like she had a live bomb in her a$$ just waiting to explode.....

                I just pray that others who are being pushing by their dr's to have this surgery are taking the time to read these stories and realize that this IS SURGERY and a VERY serious is NOT a first course of treatment and should only be used when all else has failed and YOU, not your dr, are at peace with the decision.

                I am soooooooooooo glad that the cipro is working for you. It should buy you enough time to get thru the holidays. All of your symptoms sound so much like DeDe's did and I think that you are making the right decision.

                What ever you choose to do, we will all be here for you thru every step of the way.

                tons of hugs~
                Courage does not always roar. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow".