Topic: infection... hallucinations
has anybody experienced a similar situation:
right under the swelling of a painfull rib met an (internal) infection must have occurred, swelling under skin, hot and the area is red. It is treated by antibiotics.
But cause still unknown.
Since it is on the right hand side: how would an infection of the liver show up?
Don`t really know where to start investigating, got us all (including doctor) by surprise.
In the back of my mind is the thought about sepsis risk, is that a real threat?
Hallucinations: can be due to strong opiods but could limited kidney function (dark urine and low frequency) or the build-up of toxins (medication) in the liver contribute to it or worsen it?
I can`t leave him without supervision at the moment because he`s so confused that he might fall or something if left alone. Extremely difficult at night times where periods of agitation and drowsiness come and go.
Doctor was thinking to admit him to hospital this afternoon (due to the risk that I might not be able to cope with a 100kg man acting weird) but not yet made a decision.