Just in case we have not had enough fun around here, Cooper thought of the stellar idea to rash things up a bit. And I’m not talking your basic diaper rash from on-going diarrhea (which he DOESN’T have, thank goodness). No, I’m talking about a nice bright pink maculopapular rash! Go ahead, check the link. I promise it’s not too gross or anything. I’ll wait.
So he’s got this rash, and while I was 99% certain it wasn’t serious, I was 100% certain they boot me out of daycare with the biggest foot they could find if I walked in with that child looking like that.
What do you mean, “like what?”…go back up and look at the dang link. Sheesh!
Soooooo….Justin’s home with him today again and Cooper otherwise seems fine. No fever, better appetite, less diarrhea, more mobility, and better mood. Just to be sure, I made the rounds with my mom, the nurse; the nurse at the pediatrician’s office; Mr. Google and My Friend Wiki; and finally got to speak to the pediatrician. Seems that it’s just a harmless rash that some kids get in response to something in the liquid suspension of the antibiotic…that it’s not indicative of a reaction to the medication itself. So I got her blessing to continue the augmentin (and just keep an eye out that he doesn’t have any severe symptoms, like breathing issues), to continue the florastor (that stuff is GOLD, baby!…two doses and no diarrhea!), and she faxed me a note to tape to his forehead when I bring him back to daycare tomorrow.
I did neglect to ask the doctor, however, if beef-basted dog biscuits might cause a rash…