Anyone else got the flu or flu-like illness?

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Maurice

Sheridan, AR

#1 Jan 4, 2013
I took a flu shot but i've got something that's hard to shake...clogged head, coughing, and feeling bad. I was just wondering if the flu, or something similar, is going around?
knows

Barbourville, KY

#2 Jan 4, 2013
something going around .i know a bunch who has it.
Well

Barbourville, KY

#3 Jan 4, 2013
Maurice wrote:
I took a flu shot but i've got something that's hard to shake...clogged head, coughing, and feeling bad. I was just wondering if the flu, or something similar, is going around?
You can be tested for the flu. There is all kinds of horrible illnesses going around. Sorry you feel bad.
ok

Barbourville, KY

#4 Jan 4, 2013
Maurice wrote:
I took a flu shot but i've got something that's hard to shake...clogged head, coughing, and feeling bad. I was just wondering if the flu, or something similar, is going around?
How long ago did you take the shot?
Maurice

Sheridan, AR

#5 Jan 4, 2013
October
ok

Barbourville, KY

#6 Jan 4, 2013
Maurice wrote:
October
Well it's not the shot that's made you sick. It sometimes can because they give you a live virus in the vile to fight off. The shot is ONLY 59% effective of preventing the flu. You can still contract the flu even if you've been vaccinated. It's a possibility you could very well have the flu. Hope you feel better soon.

“Speaker of Mountain Wisdom....”

Since: Jan 10

Manchester, KY

#7 Jan 4, 2013
We Both have had it for going on a week and a half so far....
abc

London, KY

#8 Jan 4, 2013
Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays gets people to traveling all around the coutry and then it seems that virus increases at them times, it seems that flus infect people in cold winter from november to late in january most peaking in early January , if you get a little wet nose not sneezing just the wet nose for a few days you may feel fine then the back of your throught starts to get raw or feeling like its swelling and then you get a fever that last for days and body hurts all over , that is just the start of it it could take weeks two or three it starts from your nose and works its way all through your body settels in your lungs like glue , I dont know about anyone els but a humid ari machine that puts moisture in your room could help and rest and something to keep the fever under control and wash your hands and cover young mouth and stay home dont worry if you get the Harvey Ball Banger flu you will stay home if your not in the hospital I named the flue I got the Chair Rail flu meaning for a week or so me and my wife craweld from the bed to the living room down the hall way and our heads did not get much higher then the tops of citchen chairs it put us in the floor on our hands and knees like dogs that The Chair rail flu left scabs under your nose my son got a scar on his face two inches long that looked like a burn flesh wound blister all the way under his eye it shut barbourville down I did not see my friends and he was 65 years old and after the storm passed and people started to come back out there houses I seen him and said I had He stoped my words and quote!!!!!!!! OHHHHHHH Honey honey !!! I have coughed up green strings of flem off my Lungs he said im 65 years old and Never had anything in my life that bad I did not have to say no more I had coughed up the same thing long light green strings of infection off my lungs another friend of mine lost her voice and sound like james Brown and it was Febuary the middle of Febuary that flu started out around new years and last until the end of Febuary two months span of Illness wash your hands stay at home as much as you can so far I have no flu none what so ever and I have been around snot slingers people that said it hit them one friend called me a pukeing and a chitting I was going to call 911 He is still alive he said he felt better it I have not talked to him in a few days need to call and check on him...get the sick report.
abc

London, KY

#9 Jan 4, 2013
ok

Barbourville, KY

#10 Jan 5, 2013
I'm hurting all over now red throat with blisters on my tonsils. Great! Prob strep!
well

Williamsburg, KY

#11 Jan 7, 2013
I was at the doctors office one day last wk and i never saw so many people sick there and i mean sick it was so sad

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