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ask: Six days flu with three days no sleep. Help?

By Rabbit
 
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Hello,
I am having this flu for 6 days now but today's the worst day for I have extreme clogged-nose that I have to breathe from my mouth. I'm having feverish feeling (on and off), very dry cough that like my heart and head's making a union to bugged me completely for everytime I cough, I have chestpain and slight headache.

I took, Sinecod but no effect and Panadol cold and flu but no effect too. Today, I tried this Amydramine (expectorant syrup) about 2 hours ago but still my nose is still blocked ( but I'm not coughing continuosly now)

Also, about 3 ngihts now that I dont have proper sleep with approximately 2 hours sleep each night but I suddenly felt sleepy when I'm seeing the sun which is the time of my work now so I just take shower and off to work. Funny thing is, I never get sleepy at work.

I don't have appetite and I'm having diarrhea for I'm eating only Yogurt-strawberry flavor before taking the medicine for I know I need to eat something.

Please be informed that I got this flu from my friend for I applied make-up on her while she's very sick for we're going to a party. She's ok now tho but I am not.
Also note that on the night of May 7, (the night of the party) I smoked like 1 pack of cigarette but usually I'm not a smoker. I didn't drink any alcoholic drinks. Just smoke like maniac.. :(

Also, I'm having sinus.. :(

Help?

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Diane Porter

Hi, Rabbit,

I know you probably don't want to hear this, but you really need to see a doctor and get some stronger medicine. Clogged sinuses can lead to a bronchial infection, which can cause a serious cough.

Could you go to a minor emergency center -- even during your lunch hour -- and get checked out?

One of the things your body needs most when you have the flu is REST, and it doesn't sound like you're getting any at all if you can't sleep at night and you're going to work during the day. Plus, you can spread the flu to anyone you come in contact with along the way. Is there a reason you aren't staying home and getting better?

May 13, 2010 - 9:54am
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