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Oct 21, 2008
b-girl
Mom to Jasmine aka: Jazz 01/24/2007
Dx with silent reflux at 8 months
FPIES, DGE, MSPI. Recently diagnosed with EC (Eosin. colitis and now Primary immune deficiency disease.
Also mom to Nathan. born Jan.20th, 2009, MPI . so far dx with reflux and has an extremely sensitibe GI system. Also dx with primary immune deficiency disease.
Rory's mom
How is Rory today? I've been thinking of the two of you....
Oct 21, 2008
michelle&aurora
Aurora born March 17, 2007
3 years, 8 months old
Weighs 25.8 lbs
8 lbs 11 oz at birth.
Recovered Chronic Projectile Vomiter
Prevacid Free since September 08
Egg allergy diagnosed Jan 26/09
Has a Pectus Excavatum
Has an Epipen
Aww, thanks for thinking of us.

We took Rory to the hospital today and they confirmed that she has a pectus excavatum. They said that it is nothing to worry about, THANK GOD!! It's usually worse in boys, and we don't have to worry about it causing pressure on her heart or lungs until she's a teenager and her ribs are fully developed. They are quite pliable at this age. They figure it has become more noticeable since her tummy protrudes. I am so relieved. They figure her tummy is just always full of gas, and she doesn't *seem* gassy because she passes it like a lady, silently. We are going to follow up with the GP to determine if she has food allergies. We already know she has intolerances due to the facial rashes she's been having, and the egg vomiting episodes, plus the bloating. They didn't recommend giving her gas drops if she doesn't seem bothered by the bloating. They weighed her with her clothes and shoes on, and she weighed 19lbs 8 oz!!! So, she's gained 2 lbs since losing weight with the virus she had last month. Still not on the charts, but it's a start :) They said that the pectus is not the cause of her growth issues or reflux.

I really really appreciate all the support and advice everyone has given me this past week. I was extremely worried and now I can rest easy again. Much love and hugs to you all. Michelle

Oct 21, 2008
sadie
Our 1 year old daughter has silent reflux, hypotonia as well as benign external hydrocephalus. We are currently weaning onto whole milk (we'll see if it works) and she is also on Prevacid 15mg per day.
I'm so happy to hear the news and that you now know what's going on. I've been hoping you'd get an answer so you can all breathe a little easier. YAY!!! :)
Oct 21, 2008
engin117
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Michelle,

That is great news. I am glad she is okay and that they did not see concern there. It is good to have a confirmation as to what it is and know there is no immediate danger.

Lots and lots of hugs, have a great day.

Oct 21, 2008
mommyto2
BRANDON-Zantac and Bethanacol; Neocate formula, 2 sets of ear tubes, Adnoids removed, Vasomotor Rhinits, Asthma. Currently on: Xyzal, Omnaris, Flovent and Xopenex,
AUBREY-Zegerid 2x a day, Soy Milk, Tubes put in and adnoids removed (11-7), Hypotonia, ECI therapy for low muscle tone throughout trunk and hips, oral motor issues and sensory integration issues, delayed speech, Teething, probiotics
PICTURE: Aubrey in her cute cat outfit. If you look you can see how her right foot turns in. She walks that way as well. It is not as exaggerated in the morning's but gets worse in the evenings. This was after her nap.
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Glad it was nothing serious!!
Oct 21, 2008
mom2halleyann
Donnessa, mom to Halley born 3/10/07
Reflux (mostly) resolved at 14 months
and Addison born 8/17/09. Currently exclusively bf and on 7.5mg Prevacid
That's fabulous news!! Glad it wasn't anything really scary after all. Hopefully you'll be able to rest well tonight.
Oct 21, 2008
rissaroo
Picture: This is what happens when you raise a kid on health food and they get ahold of a Coke! Bad mom, that soda is NOT on the reflux diet.
UPDATE: Isaiah is now 12 and off meds! He is doing great, eating again and hopefully will be catching up in the growing department. I am still in the "hoping it sticks" phase, but we're so happy that he's better!
Oh, thank goodness! What a huge relief. Prayers answered!
Oct 22, 2008
elysabethsmom
Sharon, Mom to Elyse, 17 mos (15 mos adjusted-preemie). Zantac/Elecare. History of: Respiratory Distress Syndrome with ventilation/CPAP/cannula, tpn, n/g tube, PDA, jaundice, apnea, bradycardia/tachycardia, severe anemia, blood transfusion, reflux, Sandifer's Syndrome, intestinal malrotation, hemangiomas, MSPI, feeding issues. ICU inpatient 53 days! 2 surgeries, 2 UGIs, barium enema, pH probe, endoscopy. Developmentally on target now! PIC: Yobaby Beard
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YAY! So when she is a teen, what do they do about it?
Check with your
doctor first!