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Nosey question - how long do you feel like crap for...

(7 Posts)
nickytwotimes Fri 11-Jul-08 19:46:26

when you have a head cold and how long after?

I ask because I think I am a wimp - I ususlly feel crap for about 10 days altogether.

Goober Fri 11-Jul-08 19:47:49

You are lucky then.
Usually 3 weeks, but used to be 6 before I gave up smoking.

wigparty Fri 11-Jul-08 19:48:16

are you sure it's not a MAN cold?

sandy4 Fri 11-Jul-08 19:48:46

10 days is normal isn't it? someone told me 3 days, but thats a myth.

If it's a 'man cold' probably at least a fortnight, possibly dragging on for a month. wink

nickytwotimes Fri 11-Jul-08 19:49:12

Yes, better since stopping smoking.
wig - it's man FLU!

nickytwotimes Fri 11-Jul-08 19:50:36

i reckon it is normal to last 7-10 days,
I farking hate it.
never ailed so much as I have since having ds,
[whinge]

wigparty Fri 11-Jul-08 19:51:39

oh lord - get yourself to A&E!

Less silly though, I reckon the aftermath of a cold does last a good week. I'm used squashing down the crap feeling as I work for myself and work contacts never understand that you're ill!

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