May be taking DH to the ER this morning

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by gritsar, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    DH developed sudden severe pain in his left hip last night. If it were in his right hip, the side with the blood clots, I would have already had him in the ER. No injury, no trauma, just the sudden pain.
    He's in bed, laying on a heating pad. Painkillers, as in oxycodone, aren't helping. I'm waiting for him to get desperate enough to ask me to take him.
    Just what we need, another hospital bill. [​IMG]
  2. Buugette

    Buugette [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Cra

    May 26, 2009
    Bucks County, PA
    Could be a kidney stone...
  3. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

    Apr 29, 2010
    Rockport, Tx
    Pain from kidney stones usually start higher up in the back, but it could be. If there was no indication of injury, I think I'd go ahead and treat him to a ride to the ER. Better safe than sorry. You can make a deal with the hospital and pay out the bill at your leasure; really you can, so don't let that be even a blip on the radar. Find out what's going on so you can both rest better...
  4. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    Start warming up the car. With all of his recent health problems, much better to have it checked out and be nothing, than wait and have it be something. Hope it's nothing serious. [​IMG]
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Quote:Just waiting for him to get desperate enough. When you're married to a 6'4" 280 lb. cop, you don't move him until he's ready to be moved. [​IMG]
  6. Buugette

    Buugette [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Cra

    May 26, 2009
    Bucks County, PA
    Kidney stone pain can be very random... I am the queen of kidney stones. I have a weak left kidney and it produces boulders on a regular basis. I am always in having them removed.

    One time I could barely walk from the pain in my lower back that turned out to be a stone. Another time the pain was all up front... The pain has been very random, but always the same problem.

    Best of luck... and many well wishes and prayers being sent his way.

    Last edited: Jan 17, 2011
  7. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens


    [​IMG] Take care of both of you! [​IMG]
  8. Tartannik

    Tartannik Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 21, 2009
    Wet Argyll, Scotland
    Hope your DH feels better soon and gets whatever it is sorted out fast!!
    Can I just add that I have had about 15 kidney stone and none of mine has the pain started higher up my back, I have pain in my side and bladder. I know everyone is different though so I reckon he should be seen just to be sure. Kidney pain is one of the sorest pains there is ( I would rather have another baby than a stone!!) so I hope for his sake it isn't one!!
    Please let us know how he is, I will be thinking about him and willing him to get better soon.
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Quote:Yeah, that's about how I feel right now. [​IMG]
  10. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 23, 2010
    Sometimes you just have to lie to the cops, Gritty.

    Tell him you're taking him out for an ice cream. That will work for sure.

    Once you're in the car mention that since you're already out you might
    as well slide by the ER.

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