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Summer Health Update

Summer Health Update

It seems like it is easiest to do an update every couple of months instead of more frequently because sometimes there is a lot that has changed; other times, not much is different. My last major update was about the bronchoscopy, and to be honest, not a lot has changed since then. I visited my Infectious Disease doctor in July, had a CT done that showed things have changed some, and I had a rib that was healing that I…

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June 14 Bronchoscopy

June 14 Bronchoscopy

The results (so far) from my bronchoscopy and the actions taken because of them: Pneumocystis Before I even left the hospital on the 14th I had been diagnosed with pneumocystis. From research I’ve done, it is another fungal infection. I saw a note somewhere in my medical portal that said it is a “rare” pneumocystis, so look at me being all special and everything. No one can say I’m not rare now. How we’re treating it: With a lot of…

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Hospital Stays and Control

Hospital Stays and Control

June 13-14 I had a scheduled stay at the hospital. They have wanted me to stay for two nights and I went into the “trip” knowing I did not plan to stay two nights if I could help it. They wanted to do a bronchoscopy to see if I still have mycobacterium growing inside of me. I was as okay with the bronchoscopy as I was going to be, but I was not thrilled about staying the night at the…

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