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Updated update March 13, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — aggieonboard @ 11:18 pm

So we had to take Stinks to the ER tonight when he had another bloody poop. The whole experience was fantastic (as fantastic as going to an ER when it’s 39 degrees can be) and we had the best doctor. She was the first to REALLY examine him and a specimen of his work, and she talked to us forever. Right away she saw the problem (and she made us come and see it too)…

Stinks has an ‘anal fissure’. Basically, he poops so hard sometimes he blows out his back end. (We’ve already made all the ‘cracks’ about his crack, but feel free to insert one here if you’re a twelve year old like us). It’s pretty common in breastfed babies, they heal quickly and on their own, and they’re not a cause for concern. So that means (drumroll please)…

We’re back on the boob! And we’re not on any diet!!!!!!!!!!!!

We still have to follow up with Dr. Lopez Monday, but YAY for that fabulous doctor. Best $150 we’ve ever spent.

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4 Responses to “Updated update”

  1. Rachel Says:

    That’s the best news about an anal fissure I ever heard.

  2. stephaniekb Says:

    That is fantastic (as fantastic as an anal fissure can be)!! I’m so glad you figured it out!

  3. mrs.maybride Says:

    Yay! I’m so glad the doctor figured out what’s been going on with the babe!

  4. Brooke Says:

    Yay! I mean, you know, considering.


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