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My dd got out of bed and fell on the floor saying my legs do not work cue me

(28 Posts)
sonotpretty Tue 05-Mar-13 08:13:41

picking her up trying not to worry , she has a really bad cold at the moment,sweating and a continuous cough.

She was ill two weeks ago for 5 days she just seems to be ill all the time,how can I help her get better.

I have run out of medicine but will do school run and grab some can anyone recommend anything she is 5.

throckenholt Wed 06-Mar-13 08:10:03

I have read a number of threads of this kind thing after a virus - I think there was one earlier in the week. Usually it resolves itself without treatment - but worth checking with GP. I have never heard of it in real life.

I hope she is better soon.

rockinhippy Wed 06-Mar-13 09:37:20

We had swine flu in the first flush of it hitting the UK, swabbed, quarantined etc, ironically my cousin & her same age DD who love in another part of the country also had it at practically the same time we did - both of our DDs had problems with legs, my cousins DD collapsed & couldn't walk meaning her DM carried her round to their GP in a panic.

Basically this can be a symptom of swine flu, but don't panic it's now down graded & not as serious a threat as first thought, TBH for us, the worst part was the quarantine p, which thankfully they no longer do - hope your DD is better soon

Bunbaker Wed 06-Mar-13 22:19:03

How is your DD?

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