I first got sick two weeks ago. It started as a fairly mild cold, got severe enough after 5 days that I went to the doctor, who told me it was just a cold but that I was in danger of developing a sinus infection, as my nostrils were both completely inflamed/blocked shut. He gave me real Sudafed and sent me home. A few days later, I developed a very nasty cough, but that eventually went away.
I began improving, but then a few days ago I suddenly felt much sicker, in the middle of class. My nose, especially on the left side, began producing tons of mucus (mostly clear, flecks of green), itching, burning, and tickling, along with my eyes. I even felt pain in my teeth.
I haven't been quite that bad since then, but it is painful when I swallow, I have green mucus coming out of my nose, I sometimes have a headache, the lymph nodes in my neck are quite swollen, and at times I have full body aches. I called the doctor and he said that because I don't have a fever or regular sinus headaches, he thinks it's just a continuation of the same cold.
Is that possible? What's going on? I just want to be healthy again. I'm still feeling much better than when I went to the doctor the first time, but also still sick.
yes i have the same symptoms, i started getting the flu 2 weeks ago and after a few days got it in its severity, then i started getting better, but what followed was a nasty cough for about 3-4 days, today the coughing has stopped but my nose is still runny, and allot of mucus from my nose/chest is still comming up. My doc said when i went to see him when i actually had the flu was that its just a cold and to rest but didnt give me anything, but im thinking, its been 2 weeks and i am still feeling yuck. The flu itself has gone but have i developed something else?
This was a while ago, but it turned out I DID have a sinus infection. Antibiotics cleared it up nicely, though I was still sick for another week or so while recovering. I say if it's over two weeks and you're not getting better, demand an answer other than "you just have a cold."
went to the hospital lsst friday had a nervous break down its then i found out i had a sinus infection they put me on zpack finshed thst still wasnt better went back to the dictoer told me i had bronctuis without phemonia..gave me prednisone i haf a reaction to it so stoped taken tgem yesteday havent slept in 3days have a dry cough and feel like im haven a outter body exsperince..is this stress helpppppl
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