Anybody else sick?

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by TheDuckCrew, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. TheDuckCrew

    TheDuckCrew Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2009
    This is like the third time i've been sick this winter [​IMG] I had to stay home for school AGAIN! I felt like i was getting sick last night, but today i woke up and could not breath out of my noise and my throat was so swollen, it was close to swelling closed. that little dangly thing (idk what its called!) was so swollen it was laying on my tongue and was taking up most of the view into my throat. i could barely eat or drink so i just slept about 6 or 7 hours worth of naps today. now its so red its purple-ish and swelling up again [​IMG] it also had white specks. go away sore throat!! anybody else sick? this winter's been a bad one for me!
  2. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    Quote:[​IMG] I've just got allergies from all the cotton dust out here.
  3. Hoosiermomma

    Hoosiermomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2009
    S.E Ind
    Quote:Try gargling with warm salt water, that may help. Suck on ice chips too. If it gets too bad you may want to have it cultured for strept. I hope you feel better soon. [​IMG]
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA may have strep...eww..stay away... [​IMG]
    Go to the doctor.. [​IMG]
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Sorry, Duck Crew. Hope you get better soon. [​IMG]
  6. smileyfacecat

    smileyfacecat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2009
    Wrentham, MA
    Get well soon, Duckcrew! [​IMG]
    I am getting over a cold, not a bad one, thank god! Last year, I had the H1N1 and it ended up turning into pneumonia. [​IMG]
    I hope you figure out what illness it is, and feel better soon! [​IMG]
  7. Chicks R Friends NOT Food

    Chicks R Friends NOT Food Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Chariho RI
    Are you sure you're not having an allergic reaction to something? That swelling sounds like it.
  8. Rainstorm

    Rainstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Lake Placid FLorida
    Me! I got all the same stuff, went to dr yesterday and he gave me like 2 different medicines and made me get over the counter stuff to [​IMG]
  9. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

    Dec 19, 2009
    Southwest TN
    The 'white specks' is infection. Mine does that with strep EVERY time. You need antibiotics kid! I had strep for 3 solid months when I was 16, and have never had it since. But BOY DO I REMEMBER!!!!! Keep fluids down, and gargling with salt water is a good idea. Salt is a natural antiseptic. Now get on it, and try not to share!!! [​IMG] I hope you feel better soon dear [​IMG]
  10. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    [​IMG] Oh thats not nice!

    Get a humidifier that will help some - make the air more moist and easier to breath. I bought two this year - with our freezing temps and having a fire and heaters going - we need it or we get all snotty! [​IMG]

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