Fingers crossed - page 2

Just sent a kiddo to ER w/ mom. Presented with numb and tingly R face and arm, floaters (green) in R eye, possibly a twitch/droop on R side of face. Don't know the child well enough to know what is... Read More

  1. by   kidzcare
    Quote from ohiobobcat
    Green floaters? I have never heard of floaters in color before.
    When I have an ocular migraine, it looks like the afterimage of a camera flash. Kinda like an oil spill? So I can see how there could be a greenish tinge. Hoping that's all it is!
  2. by   NutmeggeRN
    Quote from ohiobobcat
    Green floaters? I have never heard of floaters in color before.

    Hope everything is ok with this kiddo. Glad the PCP is on top of things!!!
    He picked up on an neuroblastoma that another pediatrician dismissed...
  3. by   ruby_jane
    What is your nursing intuition telling you? Hope all ends well.
  4. by   nursetlm
    Good thoughts sent. I sometimes see rainbow colored zig-zags with my occular migraines.
  5. by   WineRN
    Poor thing, thank goodness you were there to send him out to get the help he needs
  6. by   MHDNURSE
    Oh my heart breaks for him and his family. So glad you picked this up and sent him to the ER. Prayers all goes well for him.
  7. by   NutmeggeRN
    GREAT NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!

    Migraine!!!! With a follow up to neuro on Fri! My spidey sense said migraine, but I have had students end up with brain tumor with exact same sx so I don't like to to wait and see. Mom was very appreciative of rapid referral!
  8. by   JenTheSchoolRN
    Quote from NutmeggeRN
    GREAT NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!

    Migraine!!!! With a follow up to neuro on Fri! My spidey sense said migraine, but I have had students end up with brain tumor with exact same sx so I don't like to to wait and see. Mom was very appreciative of rapid referral!
    Yay!

    And Wow on the fast neuro referral as well - your quick referral to the ED likely helped that progress rapidly as well.
  9. by   OldDude
    Quote from JenTheSchoolRN
    Yay!

    And Wow on the fast neuro referral as well - your quick referral to the ED likely helped that progress rapidly as well.
    AYE!! I second that!
  10. by   moreoreo
    So glad the outcome was not worse, and so glad he had you to help identify he needed help and further evaluation! Great work!!!
  11. by   ohiobobcat
    Great news!! Well, not great that the kid has migraines, but great that it isn't anything scarier than that!!!
  12. by   OhioBPH
    Wow, I hope the family feels a relieved as we do! Good job!
  13. by   ruby_jane
    Quote from JenTheSchoolRN
    Yay!

    And Wow on the fast neuro referral as well - your quick referral to the ED likely helped that progress rapidly as well.
    YAAAS! In my world a neuro consult is week in coming. So glad your advocacy and spidey senses helped this along.

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