July 17, 2018
The Plan So Far
She said that this infection might just be harder to fight but that it doesn't necessarily mean that the next time it will be this hard. We are used to finishing the course of IV antibiotics at home. She said the IV antibiotics given in the hospital are given more frequent and are stronger, and she'd rather him finish a full 14 days of aggressive therapy. She said if he still feels bad after Monday, they will regroup and try something else. If he feels better by then, we can go home with oral antibiotics.
The skin peeling has slowed down, but in some areas, it has continued. It is annoying him, but otherwise it isn't harmful.
Overall, he just wants to go back to having a normal summer, spending time with his friends and go swimming.