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So pissed off; ear ache, mouth ulcers, swollen glands & everything aches

(7 Posts)
KatyMac Wed 24-Jul-13 21:33:12

I have otitis externa, a large nasty ulcer on the side of my tongue - the gland in my neck is large enough to see from across the room and nearly a handful; my everything aches

I saw the doctor on Thursday & got coamoxyclav (7 days)

I saw the doctor yesterday as I felt worse - who said wait for the anti-biotics to work & I might have a virus too

I've missed loads of time off work & I feel awful sad

tulipflowers Wed 24-Jul-13 21:36:59

Sounds like when I had my wisdom teeth growing, have u been to see a dentist?

KatyMac Wed 24-Jul-13 21:41:16

Aren't I a little old for that at 45

Saw the dentist last Tuesday

KatyMac Wed 24-Jul-13 21:54:37

Sorry - I'll see if I can go & see him again

I just feel almost like flu

KatyMac Thu 25-Jul-13 19:40:09

Finished the ABs today; still having ear, tongue & neck problems

& feeling down

Secretswitch Thu 25-Jul-13 19:44:29

<hugs> it sounds terrible. Please try not to worry about work. It sounds like you might have a concurrent infection and virus. If you really begin feeling I'll again, back to GP, I'd say. In the meantime, rest,rest, fluids, and paracetamol.

KatyMac Thu 25-Jul-13 21:55:45

I know but when you are the boss - it's hard

But I've tried to have a quiet week & at least Saturday will be quiet

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