anxiety about leaving the hospital

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anxiety about leaving the hospital

Postby vanessalaizure » Feb 06, 2016 3:21 pm

I'm 13 weeks and been here for 3 days. They were talking picc or ng tube because of my dehydration and history of returning to the hospital. 
They held off on the picc & ng because I have been able to eat. They've had me on Zofran iv every so many hours, Phenergan every 6 hours, pepcid. Also on my 2nd tpn bag. Since I'm doing well here they'll most likely send me home tonight or tomorrow. 

I'm afraid that once I get home, It will only be a matter of time before things get bad again. Is that a legitimate fear? Should I still request to have a picc just in case?
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Re: anxiety about leaving the hospital

Postby serephimlafey » Feb 06, 2016 8:25 pm

it is a legitimate fear. I've had pregnancy where they let me go, then I'm right back, but I've had pregnancy where they send me home and I get better and maintain. I had a pic line with my first baby but they didn't leave it in when I was discharged so I sadly can't answer that one. I do know that when they let you go don't hesitate to go back if things don't get better.
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Re: anxiety about leaving the hospital

Postby lorijohnson » Feb 11, 2016 6:07 am

Many people improved emotionally as they improved physically and could see an end to their recovery time. They also felt confident again because they were more independent.
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Re: anxiety about leaving the hospital

Postby Emilly » Jul 05, 2017 11:29 am

lorijohnson wrote:Many people improved emotionally as they improved physically and could see an end to their recovery time. They also felt confident again because they were more independent.


I completely agree with you!!
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