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Gallbladder surgery, Pneumonia and Ultrasound

F2M n SpouseF2M n Spouse Posts: 1,021 ✭✭
edited February 2017 in Pregnancy and Babies
Started having issues back o n1/31 waking in the middle of the night with severe middle back pain. Happened several times but only twice did it radiate to the abdomen. Went to ER on 2/9 and results came back I had tons of stones in my gallbladder. After tons of back and forth and miscommunication my OB/surgical team felt best to have it removed since I am in the 2nd trimester so we went ahead with the surgery. Surgery was on 2/11 and with being pregnant obviously pain management is pretty limited. Felt pretty awful for a few days. Got released 2/13 because they were worried with elevated liver enzymes and bilirubin that I may have stones left over in a duct but they did come down. I still have to do testing next week to make sure they're decreasing/levels are appropriate because if not, I may need another procedure where they stick a scope through my esophagus and weave it through to find and retrieve remaining stones. Since release I have developed pneumonia so now taking antibiotics.

I'm hoping this is the end of sickness and can have a pretty uneventful remainder of pregnancy.

Baby is doing GREAT!! It's just astonishing how well baby is doing considering I feel like I'm falling apart. Guess they're a little fighter. 17 weeks now but this was our little one at 16 weeks. Since surgery we've had 3 check ups and baby has been doing well. Next check is 2/28.

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Comments

  • b&kmakebabiesb&kmakebabies Posts: 818
    edited November -1
    Hugs! You have been through a lot... But what a beautiful ultrasound pic of your fighter!
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    TTC from 06/2015...Baby M born 11/24/16!
  • old mamaold mama Posts: 4,682
    edited November -1
    I am sorry you are having to go through so much. I hope you are on the mend soon and baby continues to do well.
  • perry261perry261 Posts: 561 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    I am sos sorry you had to go through all that. I hope you feel better real soon!
    Krystal - 28 - Future SMBC - PCOS - Pre-Diabetic - Insulin Resistant - MTHFR Carrier - Hypothyroidism - IUI 3/20/16 - BFN | ICI on 5/28/16 - BFP!! Sadly I miscarried on July 21, 2016 | ICI on 9/11/16 & 9/12/16 - BFN | IUI on 10/12/16 - BFP Due July 2017!!

    Charlese was born on June 17, 2017 at 8:33 AM. She was the most gorgeous baby I've ever seen. She came into this world weighing 7 lbs and 5ozs. She was 19 1/2 inches.

    Will try for #2 around September 2019! I’m ready to complete my family!
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