When Pucci had an ultrasound about 4 months ago, a rather significant stone was found in a kidney. The Specialist said we should re-check in about 6 months. Since I have cruises coming up in April and June, I wanted to have Pucci checked sooner than that, especially since one of his pancreatic enzymes was slightly elevated this week. The ultrasound was done this afternoon, with me looking on, of course. The stone is still there - hasn't changed, and ALL his "insides" looked healthy, especially for a dog his age. Mommy was relieved and gave a big sigh of relief. Pucci just lay there like a little angel - perhaps he thought he was getting a tummy rub. :whistle: As for me....well...&$*#!!! My bad (right) knee was aspirated on Monday (no infection found), and for the first time in 3+ years, there was no pain while it was still numbed by the Lidocaine. Of course, the anesthetic does wear off. The Radiologist did say that bleeding and/or infection could occur. Yesterday afternoon, my leg began to get sore, redden and ACHE as did my right ankle. I recognized a full-blown infection. :madd::madd: I didn't want to start an antibiotic before my Primary Physician saw it, but I did have to take a pain killer at bedtime. I got absolutely no sleep during the night. I called my Doctor, who told me to come in right away, which I did. He checked me out and told me to start the antibiotic immediately. I'm to keep my leg elevated for now. I see my Orthopedic Surgeon on Friday. I'm just waiting to hear once again that there's nothing wrong with the knee! Thank all of you for your concern.