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viral. waiting on cultures to make sure no underlying bacterial infection. he is too tired to nurse so he is getting ebm via bottle

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Oh no - poor little mouse!

Love and peace and good thoughts out to your entire family! Keep us posted on how he's doing!

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sorry, DDCC, but how on earth did he get it? and how old is he? POOR LITTLE GUY.

OMG, I just read hes not even a week old!!!!! How on earth did he get meninghitus????????
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Hugs mama. Keep us posted.

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I hope he recovers quickly!

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DDCC! I'm so sorry mama! I hope he feels better soon!

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How scary! Hugs to you and prayers for his quick recovery.
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So sorry to hear, Karen! I hope and pray that his recovery is quick and uneventful!

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Poor lamb! You're in my thoughts. I hope he gets better soon!

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OMG, I just read hes not even a week old!!!!! How on earth did he get meninghitus????????
siblings. a sis and bro. they had headaches and fever for a day or two and were fine as long as motrin was in them. we TRIED to keep them away from max...;-(
max's spinal fluid tested pos for common virus that causes viral meningitis .assume same bug made sibs sick.but they are big w/fully developed immune systems

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Hope he feels better and has a speedy recovery. I'll be praying.

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Oh no!! Poor little guy! I hope he gets better REAL soon!!!

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My thoughts are with you and your little Max during this time. Hoping that he recovers quickly
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Thinking about Max and the rest of your clan. Hang tough, mama. Sending lots of mending vibes your way.
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Hugs to you all. Meningitis is no no fun.

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cultures negative,fever down,feeding better,should go home tomorrow \0/

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Oh i hope he recovers quickly. Big hugs

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