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Thursday, October 22, 2009

New set of ear tubes and bronchoscopy


Well we spent a few hours up at CT Childrens this past Tuesday. Sam had to have his 3rd set of tubes and a bronchoscopy. He is doing great! He gets fluid often on his ears which can impact his hearing so we keep him as fluid free as possible with the tubes. Croup happens about 8 times during the cold season with Sam so the ENT wanted to check his airway for obstructions. Sam is free and clear. His air way is narrow but that is normal for a person with Down syndrome. We just have to dive into the liquid steroid for 2 days when it comes on, which btw is like 1am! This way we will avoid and ER visit.

So...as you can see Sam recovered beautifully! He is still nursing a little and need some TLC in recovery~ No wonder he bounced right back!

2 comments:

Mama Mason-Mann said...

Glad to hear he's doing okay. Chloe had a bronchoscopy one time too. She had a tough recovery that day and night. So I'm so glad to hear Sam is doing well.

SunflowerMom said...

What a sweet photo! Hope he stays healthy!