What do I do? That’s the million dollar question. Her blood counts go down during day 7-10 after chemo. Today is day 7. This means her immune system is low and she is more susceptible to everything. So we keep a close eye on her temperature.
Fevers are also just a side effect of chemo, which means that this just happens. So when she reaches 100.9 for a solid hour, we call Children’s and take the next steps to see if she has an infection.
Until then we wait and try to sleep. This is just a glimpse into My Somo Life right now.