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I think ds may have swine flu and I'm on steroids, HELP!!!

(8 Posts)
FluffySaysTheDailyMailsShite Sun 25-Oct-09 19:05:03

He's coughing a little but has a high fever, achey legs and a little sore throat, he's well otherwise, eating/drinking etc. I'm on steroids as I am just getting over a MS relapse, the flu web site has given me a reference number for him, I'm not sure what I'm supposto do about me though. Could he have something else? (please, oh please).

Ewe Sun 25-Oct-09 19:09:10

He could have normal flu/a bad cold, that is the worst thing, you have no clue what it actually is.

Sorry I don't know much about steroids but I have just had suspected swine flu and I was on Tamiflu, Amoxycillin and Prednisolone (steroids).

You might not get it, my DP and DD are fine. Fingers crossed!!

FluffySaysTheDailyMailsShite Sun 25-Oct-09 19:20:34

The steriods supress your immune system.

I hope it's a bad cold

Frrrightattendant Sun 25-Oct-09 19:22:10

Can you take tamiflu fluffy? Prophylactically I mean.

OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 25-Oct-09 19:27:01

I'd phone your gp in the morning and ask for a telephone consult about yourself.

FluffySaysTheDailyMailsShite Sun 25-Oct-09 19:30:01

I can, I'll call them tomorrow, he doesn't seem really ill, just coughing and hot.

OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 25-Oct-09 21:01:38

I hope he gets better quickly.

FluffySaysTheDailyMailsShite Sun 25-Oct-09 23:34:54

Thankyou. he's not coughing but is still hot. sad

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