Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Infections and Other Wonders


Since having the lymph nodes removed on the
The area is subject to infections. An article on the neck dissection, or, removal of lymph nodes can be
. The lymph nodes are used in the body to fight infections. Since the ones on the right side are on permanent vacation, infections seem to schwack the healthy ones on a regular basis. A general weakening since the head and neck cancer treatment is being dealt with on the daily. There is a general article on head and neck cancer found by

So far,the Amoxicillin (
Amoxicillin is used to treat many different types of infections, such as tonsillitis, pneumonia, ear infections, bronchitis, urinary tract infections, gonorrhea, and infections of the skin.
) that was warding off the insurgent bugs has not been effective in fighting a new infection that has taken up residence in the former lymphnodeville. The new prescription is a really foul-tasting pill that is in the clindamyacin /generic Cleosin family of antibiotics. The swelling infection is slowly responding, so hope to be more active next week and get back to more creative pursuits.

The weather here in Atlanta has been conducive to bugs in that we are 'tween seasons. It is still very humid and warm with our 6 million residents generally applying their very own incarnations of bug juice to most public surfaces with aplomb. The race is on between bugz and anti-bugz. Looks like Cleo will have work cut out for it.

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