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9 days in with flu... when will I get better?

(11 Posts)
YouLittleWally Tue 14-Nov-17 20:44:15

Feeling unbelievably sorry for myself. Heads banging, fever, sweats, army green thick stuff that I am struggling to get up.

Anyone else this ill?

Self employed, I need to work soon otherwise Santa won’t be flippin coming.

Had 5 days of au and night nurse. No help. On 4th day of Beecham flu plus.

Any other remedies.


Oh and no point dragging myself to Docs is there?

YouLittleWally Tue 14-Nov-17 21:19:07


DancesWithOtters Tue 14-Nov-17 21:20:24

Vindaloo, raw garlic, and a good few chugs of whiskey.

YouLittleWally Tue 14-Nov-17 21:32:05

Frickin mouth ulcers (this is new too!) is stopping the curry and whisky.

Just bought some vit c online.

Has the enchinachia boat sailed?

ninjapants Tue 14-Nov-17 21:35:06

Steam yourself. Phone the docs. I'm the same, got antibiotics today. Hope it passes for you soon flowers

DancesWithOtters Tue 14-Nov-17 21:36:55

Oh nooo! Those are my go to remedies.

My DP swears by snorting listerine like a saline rinse. confused

YouLittleWally Tue 14-Nov-17 21:38:06

Snorting listerine envy frickin hell thats hardcore!!

YouLittleWally Thu 16-Nov-17 20:58:15

Still sick!!

Second day of vit c and echinacea

Might go Docs tomorrow I’m loosing the will to live!!

BamburyFuriou3 Thu 16-Nov-17 21:03:15

Ooh I had this recently! I'm still getting over it tbh
I would say I felt bloody awful for 12 days. Could potter more and do jobs around the house, active childcare for another 5 days. I then really struggled with my normal routine for a few more days before starting to feel a bit more normal. So I would say I'm now 4 weeks after it started and still struggling with post viral fatigue in the afternoons and evenings (thank heavens for cbeebies), but otherwise I'm good to go just these last couple of days.

BamburyFuriou3 Thu 16-Nov-17 21:04:44

Strangely no-one else in the house got it

RandomMess Thu 16-Nov-17 21:12:27

Flu is major and takes weeks flowers remember it can kill the vulnerable.

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