The Bureau of the Royal Household gave an update of His Majesty the King’s health conditions during the period between August 1 and September 2 as reported by a medical team of Siriraj hospital.
According to the report, after doctors administered anti-biotics during the period from July 28-August 2, HM the King’s conditions improved throughout August although there was low fever occasionally but without symptoms of infection.
However on August 31, HM the King had rapid breathing and sticky phlegm and laboratorial tests of phlegm and blood showed sign of serious infection although X-ray examination of the lung in the same afternoon did not detect any sign of infection. But doctors administered anti-biotic medication.
In late evening of the same day, the King’s blood pressure lowered and he had fever with little amount of urine. More medication was given to increase blood pressure but the King still had little urine.
On September 1, blood test showed kidney’s functioning having dropped with fluid in the lungs. Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) was performed to drain out excess fluid from the lungs throughout the afternoon. Follow-up X-ray result showed the amount of fluid had dropped.
On September 2, HM the King’s breathing and blood pressure have improved and there was no fever.
Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)