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Monday, March 31, 2008

Joel's Condition

Sunday, 30 March 2008

  • Whole day sleeping
  • Ate 500mg paracetamol every 4 hours
  • Didn't consume anything except water, glucose, coconut water and apple juice.
  • Went to Samitivej Hospital to see the Doctor at 7.30pm
  • Took a blood test to determine the cause. It was a bacterial infection.
  • They suggested to hospitalise him since he was prone to vomit and looked a little dehydrated and weak.
  • We wanted to wait for the results of the blood test, first. When the results came out, we decided not to. He will feel more comfortable at home and I will monitor his condition hourly with an ear thermometer.
  • The Doctor gave him anti-biotic, nose decongestant and nausea medication.

Monday, 31 March 2008


  • Still with fever. Drinking fluid only
  • Having stomach cramps.
  • Massaged his hands and legs.
  • Ate some plain porridge with soya sauce at 11am.
  • Felt better after the food.
  • Smile for the 1st time in the last 2 days at 12pm
  • Fever has gone down
  • 12.30pm - Came downstairs to listen to online radio - The Pond & Kids Corner
  • 1.30pm - Ate a little more porridge
  • 2.00pm - Sleeping again
  • Towards evening, fever has gone down but has bad headache, stomach cramps and weak and couldn't sleep
  • Monitoring him....
  • Will be sleeping with him tonight, to monitor him closely. Have not slept with him for ages, since he was a baby.

Joel feels really bad .... This is the first time he is feeling so ill for a very long long time. In fact, I don't ever recall him being so ill. If he doesn't improve much, I will be taking him to the hospital again tomorrow.

My goodness, what kind of bacterial infection is this???!!

Please pray for him.

2 comments:

JO-N said...

I'm praying now. Joel, please be tough and get well quickly. Yes Chris, bring him to the hospital if the condition doesn't improve. You take care of yourself too.

sting said...

wishing Joel get well soon ya.. poor him..