Well, Mrs. Lantz got back from the doctor visit about an hour ago. Unfortunately, the mother has Tuberculosis. Some doctor removed her lymph nodes a few months ago. This is tragic because lymph nodes are what fight off infection. According to Julia, the daughter, her mom has been “sick” since 2003. So, Julia’s mom has had TB for 9 years. Talk about a fighter.
On Saturday the chest x-ray and blood sample will come back and the doctor can determine if the TB is drug-resistant. Prayerfully, it’s not. If the TB will respond to drugs, Julia’s mom can take medication for 9 months and hopefully be cured.
The other devastating factor to this diagnosis is that Julia and her two siblings most likely have TB as well.
Please, please be praying. And thank you for your prayers over the past few hours.