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December 22nd, 2010, 02:12 PM
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Last night Joey spiked a fever. He was taken to CoH where cultures were drawn and antibiotics were administered. However, Traci, DJ, and the doctors were confident that it was just a stomach bug since he'd been complaining about his tummy and had vomited; therefore, he was released.

Unfortunately, the cultures have (already) came back positive. They're on their way back to City of Hope where Joey will be admitted again. Both lines are infected. Traci is understandably upset and is concerned that someone at CoH isn't sterilizing properly for this to happen twice within a month. (If you remember, Joey was admitted just before Thanksgiving and spent the holiday in the hospital.) While she plans to push them to release him so he can spend Christmas at home, it is unlikely they will do so. Policy is you remain in the hospital until you have had two negative cultures in a 48 hour period. (Cultures can take two days to grow.)

I'm so angry for them. Dang it, Joey needs a break. He's two-freaking-years old. He deserves to be home to experience the joy of Christmas morning!
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December 22nd, 2010, 02:36 PM
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i totally agree with you!

we pray for Joey every night

i cannot imagine what his family goes through (
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December 22nd, 2010, 06:23 PM
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Praying for Joey, Traci and all their family. ((((Traci))))))
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December 22nd, 2010, 07:54 PM
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Aww, poor little guy and family. I agree its totally not fair. Hope he can get out very soon. Praying for the little guy.
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December 22nd, 2010, 11:12 PM
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Praying for Joey and Traci and the rest of the family.
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December 23rd, 2010, 06:56 AM
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Praying that this disease is over and done with, once and for all!
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