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Old 10-21-2016, 04:20 PM
Spiritbear Male Spiritbear is offline
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Default Beware of super viruses. They are no fun!

We've probably all heard of these super viruses out there. Things that mutate mostly because of the over use of medications. Well I found out yesterday that somehow I have one. I've been sick now for almost two weeks and they've shuffled me around to three doctors trying to figure out what I have. I'm an herbalist and try to treat my family naturally but I also know whan something is beyond me. I've never been so sick in my life. They said its like a super bronchitis virus but it attacks more. My throat looks and feels like strep, my ear is infected and swollen almost shut that they can't even see in it and I can't hear. I feel like I have the flu bad, my lungs are full and a lot of stomach cramps. They told me it seems to last for 4-6 weeks. I came home with half the pharmacy I think and I just hate taking all this stuff. Just be on the look out for it if you get sick and it doesn't seem to go away. The funny thing is I rarely get out anywhere. We live pretty isolated and I pretty much only go to the store once and maybe twice a month. I just wanted to pass along the warning because this has just been awful.
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Old 10-22-2016, 10:27 PM
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That sounds awful, Spiritbear. I truly hope you are feeling better before too long.

I am not sure if it was a virus or not, but I was very sick this past summer - extreme fatigue, migraine headaches, sore throat and perpetual nausea. I got tested for lyme's and it wasn't that. My doctor insisted it couldn't be a virus because they don't last that long - I went to see him when I had been sick for one month. About two weeks after that, I started to feel better, and another two weeks and I felt perfectly fine. I still don't know why I was so sick all summer but all I can figure is that it was some kind of weird virus that took a long time to get over. It's scary to think that there are viruses out there that can knock you out for 6 weeks!
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