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Offline coxy

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cold/flu
« on: January 13, 2018, 07:03:17 PM »
what are some of you guys taking for it I haven't been sick in about 4 years I got it this thing the other day and its kicking my   I have taken a few thing but nothings seems to be working  if I'm out side I don't feel so bad but after coming in side I do nothing but blow my nose and sneeze  any help would be great   thanks

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Re: cold/flu
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2018, 08:32:57 PM »
Haven't found the magic bullet yet. My wife has had it for, shoot 10 days at least. It hit me the other day, I worked in that misty rain and went from sweating to freezing a few times and it got a toehold. Been about cross eyed ever since. I tried to do some cabinet work today but the joints started whining too much. Both mine and the wood, my give a dang was broken  :D I've been gargling with warm salt water every few hours and that does help.

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Re: cold/flu
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2018, 08:48:52 PM »
If there is anything, I don't know it. I'm not convinced the flu shot works. I have enough breathing problems that the lung dr wants me to get the shot every year, and he wants it in his office so he knows what batch I got. It seems like every year I start to get sick, but the shot, and all the other medicine for breathing fights it. I end up going weeks feeling nasty instead of getting sick and be done with it
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Re: cold/flu
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2018, 09:05:27 PM »
coxy,too much bikini wearing.  :D
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Re: cold/flu
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2018, 09:11:54 PM »
The stuff is almost an epidemic here. I got the shot, didn't help a bi. Down for 2 weeks, still kinda weak. I never went to doctor, neighbors who did took just as long as me to shake it. Takes 2 weeks to shake it if you try to treat, 14 days if you just tuff it out.. ::)
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Re: cold/flu
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2018, 09:56:09 PM »
It has been bad here too, the ER's are full. I finally got over the worst but it kicked my butt for almost a month. doc gave an antibiotic to control the chest congestion. It helped some, I also take Flonase aqueous, a prescription antihistamine to reduce the mucous which irritates my throat and causes coughing fits.
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Re: cold/flu
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2018, 11:45:33 PM »
coxy,too much bikini wearing.  :D

I figured this was gonna come up agin.  :D :D

As soon as i feel something comin on i take echinichea (spelling?) and vitamin c. i never seem to get as bad as others. If it ever does get bad i don't fight it. Just settle in for hot honey tea and long sleeps. Dad would always eat an onion sandwich and sweat it out. I haven't been brave enough to try that.
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