Friday, July 18, 2008

update on the hubby

My poor husband is not a happy camper. He has a kidney stone almost 5 cm (or maybe it is mm...anyway it is a large one) and right now it is lodged in the tube. I have had him in ER twice and the DR office once, and the DR gave him some medicine today to help open the tube and hopefully it will pass. Keep him in your thoughts and prayers. If it doesn't pass he may have to have either sound waves to break it up or laser surgery. Both at the cost of somewhere around 4- 8 THOUSAND dollars. We have no insurance so this is frightening.

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5 Comments:

Blogger Sue said...

I'm so sorry to hear that he is still suffering so much and I hope that the stone is passed quickly and easily. I'm praying.

July 18, 2008 at 4:41 PM  
Blogger kim said...

All I can do is cross my legs and wince for your hubby!

July 18, 2008 at 9:00 PM  
OpenID Mama Kelly said...

Oh sweetie. I am so sorry to hear about hubby. I will keep thoughts for a wide open ureter and a quickly and painlessly passing stone

July 19, 2008 at 1:05 PM  
Blogger Sacred Suzie said...

Oh Patty, your poor husband! That is so awful. This must be the week people end up in the hospital, we had a family health crisis too. Lets all heal soon!

July 20, 2008 at 10:44 AM  
Blogger Kati said...

Ooooh, I'm sorry to hear that your hubby is in such pain right now. I hope the stone breaks up soon, and passes so he can go on about his business without the pain, and so y'all don't wind up stuck with a multi-thousand-dollar hospital bill. That's a terribly sucky thought, these days.

Hope you're having a good weekend!

July 20, 2008 at 6:22 PM  

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