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|11th November 2009, 20:44||#1|
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Update & thanks
Hats off to straightdrive, bblost, kkr2kr2, mobike008, hyd-traveller (twice over!), zen91, huntrz, maverick79, hillram, MileCruncher, Ranjit (non-tbhp), Karthik (non-tbhp) and Sai Kiran (non-tbhp) for having responded spontaneously and instantly. Special credit goes to Pulsar56 for always being ready to act as a 'clearing house' and identify donors of the appropriate group from his various contacts, this is the second time I have seen him do this - way to go Pulsar. Suren181's management skills were on display as he ensured that there was at least one donor available each day of the week. Fortunately, we did not need to call upon them.
UPDATE: Absynthguzzler's body responded on Monday morning (after transfusion of 6 units of platelets over 3 days) and his platelet count went up to 44000. On seeing this all further transfusions and IV were stopped. By Tuesday morning the platelet count went up to 85000 whereupon, the Doctors decided to discharge him. Absynthguzzler went home yesterday. Today he reports that his platelet count has touched 200000. The virus seems to be on the retreat and Absynth is well on the way to recovery.
Thanks again all of you.
|12th November 2009, 10:29||#2|
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That's fantastic to hear! Our good wishes are with Absynthguzzler and hope he's in high-revving health soon!
|12th November 2009, 12:10||#6|
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Wishing him a fast and speedy recovery.
Stay away from mosquitoes guys. Dengue is back and its not being noticed in the noise created by H1N1.
Just to cheer him up.
Do you know about the pig who had an affair with the hen.
The hen got swine flu and the pig got bird flu.
|12th November 2009, 12:35||#8|
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Good to know the spirit around here. heres wishing him a speedy recovery.
The pallet count story was really scary. i'm going to fry all those mosquitoes.
|12th November 2009, 13:55||#9|
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Thanks guys for your timely help. There is no better way to help than donating blood and saving somebodys' life. You folks are rare species during this modern selfish era.
|12th November 2009, 14:55||#10|
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Get well soon Buddy, wish you a fast recovery.
Great that all responded as soon as they heard about the emergency.
|12th November 2009, 14:59||#11|
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OMG.!!! Absynth down with Dengue.!!! Wishing him speedy recovery and good to know that he is safe & out of danger.
A BIG Salute to the folks who came out to donate blood in this hour of need. You guys are GREAT.!!!
|12th November 2009, 15:09||#12|
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|12th November 2009, 15:27||#15|
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Get well soon Absynth! Glad to know you're recovering well!
Cheers to all those who helped!!
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