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PLEASE keep Gavin in your thoughts and prayers for the next few days


Looking at it strictly from a salmonella angle, we won’t know anything for up to three days. We talked about inducing vomiting because that would get it out of his system but decided against it. If he vomits, we run the very real risk of causing an autonomic crisis. 

We also thought about trying to speed up his digestive system with milk of magnesia but ended up scratching that off the list. If he takes milk of magnesia and ends up with diarrhea, we won’t know if it’s the medicine or salmonella related. 

Shit…This sucks because the best option is to hurry up and wait. If you’ve been reading for awhile, you may remember that I hate everything about hurry up and wait. 

The plan at this point is to keep him hydrated. If he shows any signs of nausea, cramping or straight up vomiting, we go straight to the emergency room. 

Here’s the thing about salmonella. While most people won’t get sick, the ones that do, will be sick for about seven days. The scary part is that salmonella can be fatal for the very old, very young and those with compromised immune systems. Gavin certainly qualifies. 

He just had his IVIG infusion tonight and hopefully, that will help. He did go to bed with a bad headache but it could be from the infusion. 

We made it very clear to Gavin that he needs to tell us if anything feels funny. 

If he’s still okay by Tuesday, I think we’re in the clear. There are a great many unknown factors. He’s chronically constipated and we don’t know if that will complicate anything. 

At this point, he’s sleeping and that’s a good thing. This isn’t the best way to begin the weekend but why not, things weren’t already hard enough. lol

I’m not insensitive to this whole thing but if I don’t have a sense of humor, I’ll go crazy… 

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Catherine Horey Abida

Praying for you. Please keep us posted

paulinabisson5

Thank you

Heather Marie

If you have any activated charcoal, that could help. ❤

Tamiam

Praying for Gavin’s stomach, health and your family in general!

Mary Ann

I got this from bad eggs ya water grateraid you start vomiting and anything that goes down comes up so you will know when it starts it took mine a day and a half but o started feeling bad the next day hope he feels better and
Maybe the chicken was OK I hope God bless

hh

I think the fact that it was frozen bodes well for you. It’s not a guarantee, but freezing is known to kill many strains.

Kerri Rhodes

prayers your way for Gavin

Nicole Salmela

Wow – that’s really serious stuff. I would have thought the box would have clearer notification that it was raw chicken. All our frozen tenders etc here in Australia are pre-cooked!! Definitely praying for Gavin that he comes out unscathed. Looking forward to an update.

Rebecca Magliozzi

Activated charcoal absorbs toxins and bacteria in the gut. You could give him enough daily to absorb any food poisoning but not enough to induce vomiting. I do this whenever I have food poisoning. Works well. Just make sure he is well hydrated and plenty of fiber so he doesn’t get constipated. Also, his poop will be black, but that’s it.

Laura Cumming

This exact same thing happened to us! We bought a new brand of nuggets and didn’t see they were raw and not pre-cooked. My son ate about 2-3 before it was noticed. Like you, we also freaked out! We watched him like a hawk for a week! I’m happy to say we had no issues at all! I’m hoping this is the case for you as well! I’ve since heard the same story from others and haven’t heard about any bad outcomes. I’m sure Gavin will also be ok!

Sarah Best

Maybe you should go to the ER?

Catherine Horey Abida

Praying for you. Please keep us posted

Heather Marie

If you have any activated charcoal, that could help. ❤

hh

praying!

bwiren

Good thoughts to him!

LTJ

Praying for health, wholeness, and speedy recovery for Gavin. Praying also for peace of mind for you and your wife.

Nicole Salmela

Wow – that’s really serious stuff. I would have thought the box would have clearer notification that it was raw chicken. All our frozen tenders etc here in Australia are pre-cooked!! Definitely praying for Gavin that he comes out unscathed. Looking forward to an update.

paulinabisson5

Thanks. I never thought to look because everything we’ve ever bought was pre-cooked. I didn’t realize it came this way. They look just like regular chicken straps but they are raw on the inside.

These a white circle on the bottom corner of the bag that says ready to cook raw chicken.

Rebecca Magliozzi

Activated charcoal absorbs toxins and bacteria in the gut. You could give him enough daily to absorb any food poisoning but not enough to induce vomiting. I do this whenever I have food poisoning. Works well. Just make sure he is well hydrated and plenty of fiber so he doesn’t get constipated. Also, his poop will be black, but that’s it.

paulinabisson5

Activated Charcoal absorbs drugs. I don’t believe it does anything for bacteria. I’ve force-fed activated charcoal to many people before but only for overdoses…. I’ll look into that though.. Thanks

ralphbriones2

This exact same thing happened to us! We bought a new brand of nuggets and didn’t see they were raw and not pre-cooked. My son ate about 2-3 before it was noticed. Like you, we also freaked out! We watched him like a hawk for a week! I’m happy to say we had no issues at all! I’m hoping this is the case for you as well! I’ve since heard the same story from others and haven’t heard about any bad outcomes. I’m sure Gavin will also be ok!

paulinabisson5

I’ve never run into this before. Glad I’m not the only one.

Sarah Best

Maybe you should go to the ER?

paulinabisson5

We’re keeping a close eye on him for now, as per the doctor.

LTJ

Praying for health, wholeness, and speedy recovery for Gavin. Praying also for peace of mind for you and your wife.

paulinabisson5

Thank you very much

mathewpenny648

Good thoughts to him!

paulinabisson5

Thanks Becky

Tamiam

Praying for Gavin’s stomach, health and your family in general!

paulinabisson5

Thank you… ☺️

hh

praying!

paulinabisson5

Thanks

hh

I think the fact that it was frozen bodes well for you. It’s not a guarantee, but freezing is known to kill many strains.

paulinabisson5

Hopefully that proves true in this case

Kerri Rhodes

prayers your way for Gavin

paulinabisson5

Thank you

Mary Ann

I got this from bad eggs ya water grateraid you start vomiting and anything that goes down comes up so you will know when it starts it took mine a day and a half but o started feeling bad the next day hope he feels better and
Maybe the chicken was OK I hope God bless

paulinabisson5

Hopefully it won’t come to that but that good advice.. Thanks

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