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Anyone else have a never ending cold?

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Judystilldreamsofhorses Mon 20-Jan-20 11:16:12

ME! I started it on 21 December (I teach, so it waited until the second I finished for the holidays, then GOTCHA), was in bed for almost a week - we had to cancel Christmas dinner which we were supposed to host - and am still not well now. I am so mucus-y, and when I lie down to sleep it all drains into my throat and makes me cough. The best thing I have found is a night-time cough mixture which has a slight sedative in it, so if I wake up coughing I have a few sips of water, blow my nose, then take a dose of that.

I had a consultation with a pharmacist a couple of weeks ago who said loads of people have the same thing, and that there was no point making an appointment to see the doctor because it's viral.

riotlady Mon 20-Jan-20 07:06:40

I’ve had this cold for 2.5 weeks and I feel awful! At first it was a regular head cold, then it felt like it got into my sinuses and my whole face was in pain, loads of awful thick green snot. Then I had terrible ear ache, now my ear is still blocked and deaf and I’ve got a cough that makes me cough til I vomit. When will it be over??

My partner keeps telling me to go to the doctor but don’t want to waste their time :/

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