Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Poor Baby

I have been pretty busy the past few days. Alice has a cold. Which isn't that bad, really. She has been really cranky and fussy. Plus the usual... runny nose, fever, etc. I ended up taking her to the ER on Sunday morning at 2 am because she woke up about 12:30 screaming, crying, and writhing in pain. Of course, by the time we got to the hospital she was fine and running around and dancing. The doctor told me she had acted like that because of her fever (which she was NOT running, and hadn't been for at least 4+ hours). I didn't buy it, but they wouldn't do any tests or anything. So we went home and back to bed. About 2 1/2 hours later, same thing. Screaming, crying, and writhing in pain. She was literally flinging her body all over our bed. And an hour, went to bed. And about 2 1/2 hours later, same thing. Then the day started and she was mostly fine. A tad more fussy than usual, but generally in a good mood. So what is wrong with her? It isn't an ear infection. It isn't teeth. There is no swollen/red gums. Perhaps it was gas, but that doesn't last that long. My best bet is growing pains? I'm still unsure, and since she can't tell me then we will all remain in the dark. Last night, she had another bout for about 20 minutes, but it was not near as bad as Sunday morning. Any ideas? She is not running a fever. Her cold seems pretty much gone. No more runny nose. And I don't buy the whole it is because of a cold thing. That doesn't cause (what appears to be) severe pain. So we have started my SAHM adventure with this weird thing. She has been more tired than usual and fussy, so I'm leaning more towards growing pains.


Danifred said...

So,I just wrote a nice long comment and blogger ate it.
The gist was: follow your intuition and if you think it's more, pursue it!

HereWeGoAJen said...

Night terrors? That would be my best guess at this point, I think. Try Ask Moxie, I think she had a section on night terrors a while ago.