I have Pneumonia

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    just got back from the clinic associated with the hospital here....

    i thought i had the flu or something....kept putting off going to the doc, even though my temp was running 102.2 as my high, it went down with motrin....i kept thinking i was going to get better....at the doc's office this late afternoon... it was 102.9!!!

    it was a little strange cuz i did not have any head cold/flu like symptoms, other than a chest cold, but i still thought it was the flu.... but NOPE, it's Pneumonia!!! :eek:

    it could take 2 weeks or longer to get rid of it.... :(
     
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    So sorry. Pneumonia sucks.

    That's why I get the vaccine.
     
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    :( Yuck. Hope you get better soon, hon. Make sure you take the full prescribed course of antibiotics.
     
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    vaccine? not a bad idea! i know i never want to get this again! :evil:
     
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    I feel for ya. Yes, ask your physician about it next time you go.
     
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    glad you went to the doc & had it diagnosed. thats bad stuff.
     
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    No biggie, 10 days of antibiotics and you'll be fine. I’ve had it twice, once when was a kid and again in my late 20s had to spend 3 days in the hospital the second time, once you get it, it’s easier to get it again. If as you are in good health, no problem.
     
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    Be positive about all this. It could be worse. It could be oldmonia.

    Look at the bright side.:)
     
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    This Doc wishes you a speedy recovery...!!!
     
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    Take care of yourself, girl. Rest. Do as doc says.
     

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