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Diagnose me please, not really, I am going to dr tomorrow

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by HeatherLynn, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. HeatherLynn

    HeatherLynn Songster

    May 11, 2009
    Kentucky, Cecilia
    Ok everyone here has had this bad bug going around. Yesterday evening I got a high fever, I woke up not really sniffling or sounding congested but I feel congested in my chest. Still have fever, my back and chest is on fire when I try to take a deep breath( which I cannot do) or cough. My back and chest are staying sore but it does get worse if I try to cough. My legs are killing me. Its like they are just shaky and weak. This came on very sudden. Again we have all been sick from some kind of viral thing. Its either stomach or congestion. Since everyone had it over the course of 3 weeks this is my 3rd bout with it. ( I am the one who stays up all night, holding them and being coughed on) This third time I just hurt hurt and more hurt. So what you think the dr will say.

    My vote is she will say I have a little virus and my gall bladder needs to go. ( even after ct's which show no gallstones she is addicted to that answer)

  2. babylady4

    babylady4 Mother Goose

    Mar 30, 2009
    Central WI
    Try a different doctor!
  3. Winggedheart

    Winggedheart Songster

    Dec 18, 2010
    Sounds kinda like Flu???
  4. True Grit

    True Grit Songster

    I don't know what you have but just reading about it makes me feel like I'm coming down with it. Hope you get rid of it soon.[​IMG]
  5. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

    Aug 17, 2008
    Larry, KS
    My Coop
    PLEASE don't panic, don't go reading a bunch about this and freak...

    but YOU



    YOUR Dr.




    There's an infectious bug that can cause respiratory illness that they won't look for if you don't. Histoplasmosis.
  6. WA4-Hpoultrymom

    WA4-Hpoultrymom Never enough coops...

    Feb 5, 2009
    Monroe, WA
    My Coop
    I think it sounds like the flu too. Hope you feel better soon!
  7. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Crowing

    Feb 23, 2010
    On Sunday evenings I am happy to share my imaginary doctor skills.

    I vote for a viral infection of some nature. Do mention chickens. But
    not related to removing your gall blader, unless we're playing Operation.

    To speed the process, I asked my wife for a second opinion. She agreed
    with me. (She always agrees with me, which is why we're still married.)

    Now if you'll just PM me your address, I'll send you my doctor'ing bill.

    Of course, your best bet is to go to a real doctor. But not one who wants to
    remove your gall bladder over a cold or flu.

    Dr. Spook (not to be confused with my cousin, Dr. Spock)

  8. HeatherLynn

    HeatherLynn Songster

    May 11, 2009
    Kentucky, Cecilia
    Ok Spook that last one was so funny it hurt. So hard laughing and coughing at the same time. Thanks for the chuckle.
  9. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Flu, possibly compounded with asthma.

    I have been ill much of the time since early October. When I finally went to the doctor after having been ill for 6 weeks (with a two day break), she put me on a super antibiotic (I've never seen any medicine with as many warnings). It did help me get past the worst of it, but I am on my third round of a bad cold since then. And each time it kicks in my asthma.

    Good luck!
  10. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I hope you get better soon!

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