He vomited once randomly during the middle of the night on Tuesday night and then again on Saturday night several times. Of course, as luck would have it, we were out of state traveling when most of this was going on.
From almost the beginning of this episode, something inside told me it might be a bowel obstruction - something blocking his intestines. But, I kept hoping things would turn out and show me otherwise.
We returned to Texas late last night so I took him first thing this morning to our Pediatricians office for an X-ray. This is what it showed:
Bennett's pain is a lot like labor pains. It comes and goes, at times, if he is still, he can feel good. But when it comes, he will scream out in pain. This has been going on, increasing in intensity for days and through the night. It's been hard to watch. I think right now, he's most at peace when he's sleeping.
The pediatrician and Radiologist suspect it's a bowel obstruction. We are to be sent to Temple, TX for a CT scan where we are closer to the surgeons who will probably take over his care.
|Getting an x-ray|