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Took Daughter to the Emergency Room Today

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Today I had to take my daughter Tanya to the ER as her face swelled up and she was having trouble with her throat getting scratchy so I took her in.... she is allergic to Nyquil! She took it last night and it made her puff up like a pufferfish! So she is on prednisone and has epipens in case it happens again .

When we called the Dr's office the staff said oh she can't see you till Thursday..........Well thanks a lot! I really hate her Dr's office staff-- the Dr is awesome but her staff stinks!
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RRBSKI 6/30/2012 3:45PM

    Allergic reactions arent to be messed with...surprised her doctor wouldnt see her, but glad she's doing better.

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FIREFLY_MEDIC 6/30/2012 5:12AM

    good to hear that your daughter was ok, it would be nice if the staff and the doctors could all be good.

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SEPPIESUSAN 6/27/2012 10:52PM

    Poor girl, I hope she is doing better.

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JCARDINAL 6/27/2012 1:54PM

    Thankfully she is doing ok! That is so scary. My son and I both carry epipens. emoticon

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REBECCAMA 6/27/2012 1:38PM

  Wow. Doctor's office staff could definitely have done better on that one!

I hate prednisone. It makes me all itchy and I tear my hair out. My daughter has had it with no problems though. Hope your daughter is feeling better soon.

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GRAMTOTWO 6/27/2012 11:34AM

    Glad your daughter is feeling better. Just curious - is the reaction to an ingredient in the Nyquil? My daughter developed an aspirin allergy at a very young age (when St. Joseph's aspirin is what was given) and I was amazed what products had aspirin in them. When she got chicken pox she could not use calamine lotion and for an upset stomach could not have pepto because they both had aspirin in them. Very scary.

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JERZRN 6/27/2012 10:46AM

    Very frightening. Hope she feels better quickly!

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0309COOKIE 6/27/2012 10:46AM

    Glad your daughter is okay.

I can never get in to see my doctor either.

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HEALTHYASHLEY 6/27/2012 8:34AM

    Wow that is scary! Glad she is ok.

I had a staff person at my doctor's office be extremely rude and unprofessional to me. I called and spoke directly with the doctor and made a complaint and he apologized, waved his fee for my last visit and told me she would not be dealing with me again. She had also written something nasty in my file and he told me that would be removed as well. If he had not been so attentive to the whole situation I would have not gone back.

Comment edited on: 6/27/2012 8:35:32 AM

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TEDYBEAR2838 6/27/2012 8:18AM

    Wow, that was scary. I might mention it to the Dr when you
see her next time?

Praying your daughter will be ok

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NURSEWITT03 6/27/2012 8:13AM

    Hope she is feeling better again very soon. emoticon

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FLABBALICIOUS 6/27/2012 8:04AM

    Oh my goodness. I understand completely. My son (1 year old at the time) had a severe allergic reaction to string beans. The ER physician never heard of that type of allergy. Does it seem like every generation develops more allergies? So scary. I'm glad everything worked out. emoticon emoticon

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WORKOUTWITHPAM 6/27/2012 7:47AM

    I hope your daughter is doing much better now.

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COOKWITHME65 6/27/2012 7:31AM

    Sorry to hear this. Smart of you to take action and bring her to the ER. I'm on predisone right now also for an alergic rash and have an epipen for bee stings and my new crab allergie. Never had these problems when I was younger.

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SUNRISE14 6/27/2012 7:27AM

    I knew another girl that almost died taking nyquil ! Glad she is ok ! GOD ANSWERS PRAYER ! emoticon emoticon

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STEPH-KNEE 6/27/2012 7:08AM

    Oh my goodness, I hope she is doing better now! emoticon

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ELSCO55 6/27/2012 7:00AM

    HOpe she is feeling better. My Dr,. office staff is the same way.

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JAIRIE813 6/27/2012 6:59AM

    Hope she feels better soon! Nothing scarier than a sick child!

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SWEETROSIE2 6/27/2012 6:58AM

    I do hope she gets better soon.

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SARASMILING 6/27/2012 6:36AM

    That's scary! I'm glad they figured it out. emoticon

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 6/27/2012 4:50AM

    sorry to read this. you must have been plenty scared! glad that you were able to be seen at the er & that all is well in the end.

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JULESJ1OK 6/27/2012 3:32AM

    Oh my goodness, hope she gets better soon, allergies can be scary.


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FIREFLY_MEDIC 6/27/2012 2:47AM

    nothing like half and half

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