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How long til this virus shifts? We have a deadline!

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Califrau Wed 24-Sep-08 18:08:00

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Califrau Wed 24-Sep-08 18:42:07

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Califrau Wed 24-Sep-08 18:54:30

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SaintGeorge Wed 24-Sep-08 18:57:27

I've had a virally thing nearly a fortnight, but the symptoms now are very minor.

Started with a razor throat Thursday am.
Friday, razor throat to the extent that it was scratched and I was coughing a little blood. Progressed to retching (will not describe next stage for your sake). Did not eat all day.
Saturday, no improvement and cough very nasty. Still not eating.
Sunday, typical cold. Still not eating much.
Monday, slight snotty nose, tickly cough, appetite back. Stayed pretty much the same since. Annoying, but not really ill.

If you and DH were ill at the weekend and improving now it sounds like a similar timescale, which hopefully will see DS improving by Friday/Saturday and well enough to fly.

I would leave the decision until as late as possible and go down the expensive Plan B route if you have to.

Best of luck, and healing vibes to DS

SoupDragon Wed 24-Sep-08 18:59:46

can you bump up his immune system with all kinds of vitamins and herbal/homoeopathic remedies??

BoysAreLikeDogs Wed 24-Sep-08 19:00:36

Fingers crossed that the worst will be over by the weekend and DS will be fit to fly.

We have had the sore throat thingy and that took 5 days to pass.

OriginalMrsEdwardCullen Wed 24-Sep-08 19:02:31

he will be fiiiiiiiiiiiine

fill him full of vitC and echania (no idea on spelling, sorryblush).

and TLC of course, that always helps

altho, what about DS2??

SoupDragon Wed 24-Sep-08 19:21:15

Fill DS2 full of vitamins and other immune boosting stuff too. Just to be safe.

Califrau Wed 24-Sep-08 19:41:22

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Califrau Wed 24-Sep-08 23:39:26

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SoupDragon Thu 25-Sep-08 08:25:25

Sleep's good for him. How's he doing today?

Califrau Thu 25-Sep-08 16:57:43

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dooneygirl Thu 25-Sep-08 17:05:26

Sympathies. We had to change our flight to Chicago by one day as DS had a horrible case of croup the night before we were supposed to leave in the early AM, and none of us got any sleep. That was EXPENSIVE. Here's hoping you don't have to do the same.

SoupDragon Fri 26-Sep-08 08:50:52

Dead duck with Pokemon cards is definitely an improvement on your bog standard Dead Duck

Califrau Fri 26-Sep-08 16:41:18

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SoupDragon Fri 26-Sep-08 17:42:23

sounds like he'll be able to travel [hopeful]

Califrau Fri 26-Sep-08 19:38:11

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