Vivienne's ANC is up to 600 today, meaning she is no longer "neutropenic" and has a "safe" (but still lower than normal) immune system. This brings us closer to putting the recent problems behind us, closer to her being disc
My doctor called this afternoon and I am close to Neutropenic so she would like me back in the hospital tomorrow. It also looks like I'll be at Santa Monica.
The good news is that I'm feeling good, and most importantly no
Day + 286
WBC 2.5 K/uL
RBC 3.79 M/uL
HGB 11.7 G/dL
PLT 368 K/uL
ANC 0.6 K/uL
We had our follow up today with Ann's local hematologist and I can honestly say that I am concerned. The reason why is that Ann's abso
Well, we had a couple pieces of bad news today.
Vivi's C. Diff test came back positive, meaning that we have to treat with Flagyl again for 10 days and then re-test. This means we are in isolation for at least 10 more da
Update - waiting to be neutropenicby
Sorry not to update here lately; I honestly haven't really touched a computer in days. Yes, the home computer crashed again... for a 4th and 5th time. Whatever Brett is doing to try to fix it, it isn't working. But hey, it
Health Headlines - May 8by
White blood cell growth factors are proteins that help the body produce the white... to a condition called neutropenia. Febrile neutropenia -- or neutropenia with a fever -- is a dangerous condition...