Monday, October 27, 2014

Weekend of Follow Ups

Monday, October 27, 2014



It has been a week since the cranio kid has been discharged from UST Hospital due to Pneumonia, and now, we're again back to series of follow up checks from his doctors to make sure that everything has just been fine.

So from a bubbly baby in the morning, we went to his pedia-endocrinologist, Dra. Melinda M. Atienza. She haven't failed to amaze me with her knowledge when it comes to hormones and thyroid stuff. Oh well, in 35 years of practice, who wouldn't know almost everything?



We were prescribed, as usual, with his maintenance medicines. Some drugstores - well, all of them, actually - only takes prescriptions for a month as its validity. For his endocrine problems, he takes levothyroxine and hydrocortisone. 

According to MedLine Plus, levothyroxine, a thyroid hormone, is used to treat hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Without this hormone, the body cannot function properly, resulting in: poor growth; slow speech; lack of energy; weight gain; hair loss; dry, thick skin; and increased sensitivity to cold. When taken correctly, levothyroxine reverses these symptoms. Hydrocortisone, on the other hand, a corticosteroid, is similar to a natural hormone produced by your adrenal glands. It is often used to replace this chemical when your body does not make enough of it. All of these thyroid problems are brought by craniopharyngioma.

So after his pedia-endocrinologist, we went to his pediatrician, Dra. Leoncia Olonan for his regular monthly check-up. I made this a routine (every parent should do) since ze cranio kid had meningitis. Since we were confined due to pneumonia, until now, his cough won't go away. I just wonder why. So the doctor just prescribed us with lagundi syrup for his cough and his usual vitamins.


We were supposed to be whole day at the hospital, but his pedia-neurologist and pedia-nephrologist will not be around. So we decided to leave early, and go to SM Fairview to hunt for his animal costume for our Halloween party in the office this Friday. A koala bear costume at Toy Kingdom caught my eye, let ze cranio kid fit it, but unfortunately he's too big to be in it. Huhuhu! Maybe I'll be lucky to find one online!



Usually, ze cranio kid could not stand long walks and is too irritated when we're in malls due to the noise brought by too much people. But this day was remarkable because he walked during our stay at the mall! No annoyed and irritated face or whatsoever. We even tried to let him ride the displayed bikes at Toy Kingdom and he never complained - thus, he enjoyed it! :)



My little boy got tired, finally - well, us, too - and we decided to eat since it's past lunch time already. I let them try one of my favorites at Karate Kid



So here's Beef Teppanyaki With Mixed Vegetables, Sizzling Tofu Steak and Miso Soup for ze little one! He rarely eats with no soup so we need to find a resto who sells soup on their meals. He enjoyed a lot!

We went home almost late afternoon, and felt very tired because of the long walks and hunt for the animal costume. For the rest of the day, he was irritable and uncomfortable. He again rarely sleep, but still drinks milk though. This morning, we brought him again to UST Hospital emergency room and after doing an x-ray, doctors found out that his pneumonia is building up again. His cough is still unstoppable.




Good thing we were not confined and was discharged from ER the same day. Ze cranio kid was able to eat already and was able to play with us and some of the patients, too! Thank You so much, Lord, for guiding us always! :)


               





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