By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Former Steeler Ryan Switzer is giving another update on his son, saying Christian is being admitted to the hospital and preparing for surgery.READ MORE: Former Steelers WR Ryan Switzer Says Son Will Be Moved To Boston Children’s Hospital For Treatment
The Switzers headed to Boston after Christian began bleeding and doctors were unable to find a diagnosis.
I wish he knew that I would trade places with him with zero hesitation. Helpless feeling knowing I can’t. pic.twitter.com/RCLjcU9001
— Ryan Switzer (@Switz) March 28, 2021
It all started when Switzer said his 9-month-old son who tested positive for COVID-19 was in the hospital and woke up in his own blood earlier this month.READ MORE: Former Steeler Ryan Switzer’s 9-Month-Old Son Returns To Hospital After ‘Significant Bleeding’
Christian was discharged from the hospital, but then went back after Switzer said his son “had more significant bleeding.”
Switzer said that doctors decided Boston was the place they needed to go to find the cause for his son’s bleeding.
After Christian’s scan this morning, they’re admitting us to the hospital and prepping him for surgery. The surgeon on our case assured us they found what they’re looking for in order to operate.
— Ryan Switzer (@Switz) March 29, 2021
After a scan Monday morning, Switzer says they were being admitted to the hospital and prepping Christian for surgery. He says the surgeon said they found what they were looking for in order to operate.MORE NEWS: ‘Prayers Are Being Answered’: Former Pittsburgh Steeler Ryan Switzer’s Son Discharged From Hospital
“We’re grateful they’ve located what’s been a mystery for far too long now. We’re praying God guides the surgeons as they operate and that this is the last time our sweet boy has to go through anything of this magnitude ever again,” Switzer tweeted.