Elliott was at the pediatricians office this afternoon because he’s been sick the past few days.
Turns out he has croup. He sorta figured that as he’s been barking like a seal.
However, he also has a really bad ear infection. The doctor couldn’t believe that he wasn’t complaining about it. In fact, we were shocked to learn that as well.
Our doctor said that Elliott mist have an incredibly high tolerance for pain.
That surprised us as well because Elliott tends to complain about every little ache and pain.
I thought I would ask you all if your child on the spectrum does anything similar? Perhaps it’s a sensory processing thing? I was just curious because we feel terrible that we didn’t pick up on this earlier. He just never said anything about his ear hurting.
Elliott is extremely high functioning and should have no trouble relating that his ear hurts.
Very strange however, he’s being treated for it so it should get better soon. We do have to watch that the croup doesn’t turn into something more unpleasant as a result of his asthma though.
I am really grateful that this is all it was.
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