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Damn I feel bad..pnumonia and pink eye at the same time (Original Post) backwoodsbob Jan 2013 OP
Damn I feel awful backwoodsbob Jan 2013 #1
Sheesh, Who did you piss off? 1983law Jan 2013 #20
My dear backwoodsbob! CaliforniaPeggy Jan 2013 #2
Rest, PasadenaTrudy Jan 2013 #3
Do you have something for your fever? nenagh Jan 2013 #4
they gave me something in an iv backwoodsbob Jan 2013 #5
Good idea. Don't mess around with pneumonia. femmocrat Jan 2013 #6
!!! MiddleFingerMom Jan 2013 #7
Take that seriously, backwoodsbob. Baitball Blogger Jan 2013 #8
Definitely go to the hospital! LeftofObama Jan 2013 #9
amazing what a night in the hospital can do for your mood :) backwoodsbob Jan 2013 #10
A friend died from the flu yesterday! PasadenaTrudy Jan 2013 #11
yeah it's nothing to play with backwoodsbob Jan 2013 #12
Thanks... PasadenaTrudy Jan 2013 #13
temp would be my guess backwoodsbob Jan 2013 #15
Also PasadenaTrudy Jan 2013 #17
This does it. Brigid Jan 2013 #19
Hey backwoodsbob.... Lars39 Jan 2013 #14
didnt think about laptop backwoodsbob Jan 2013 #16
woah libodem Jan 2013 #18
feeling much better tonight backwoodsbob Jan 2013 #21
keep feeling better! libodem Jan 2013 #22


(150,355 posts)
2. My dear backwoodsbob!
Fri Jan 4, 2013, 09:16 PM
Jan 2013

I am sorry to hear this. They probably wanted to be able to monitor you more closely in the hospital, plus you can get breathing treatments there as well as IV antibiotics.

Push fluids, and take it easy!

Use your eyedrops too.

I hope you get well quickly.



(6,001 posts)
5. they gave me something in an iv
Fri Jan 4, 2013, 10:02 PM
Jan 2013

have a few things.
Have something...will post what it is ...tamaflu and something antibiotic.Will post what it is when I can read it.

Think I mat go to the hospital after all.



(6,001 posts)
10. amazing what a night in the hospital can do for your mood :)
Sat Jan 5, 2013, 11:28 AM
Jan 2013

doc's confirmed I have pneumonia but feel a little better now

Temps under control and I can breathe a little better.They gave me some samples to hold me over till mrs backwoods gets to pharmacy.Got a steroid inhaler to help with breathing

B12 shots are awesome...instant energy

I feel rough but it looks like I will live to piss my wifes family off another day.

Bedrest and pampering for a few days for backwoods.Sorry about that Mrs backwoods

Thanks all for the vibes..feel less like I'm about to die this morning


(3,998 posts)
11. A friend died from the flu yesterday!
Sat Jan 5, 2013, 06:48 PM
Jan 2013

This stuff can really get serious. He woke up feeling worse and went into convulsions and massive heart attack. Only in his sixties and otherwise fit and healthy as a horse. So sad..



(6,001 posts)
12. yeah it's nothing to play with
Sun Jan 6, 2013, 03:10 PM
Jan 2013

so sorry for your loss

Friday I was literally worried I was gonna die.Temp spiked over 104 and I was near convulsions.Mucous was coming out of my freaking eyes



(3,998 posts)
13. Thanks...
Sun Jan 6, 2013, 04:02 PM
Jan 2013

I wonder if that's what made him go into convulsions, a high temp? Don't know all the details yet. I've been sick since Dec. 26. Went to urgent care Friday, said I have respiratory infection so I'm now on antibiotics. Scary being sick when you aren't a spring chicken anymore. Glad you are recovering!



(6,001 posts)
15. temp would be my guess
Sun Jan 6, 2013, 04:17 PM
Jan 2013

temps at 105 or so become really dangerous.Convulsions and other problems including organs shutting down.

I got lucky.Hope you start feeling better


(3,998 posts)
17. Also
Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:06 PM
Jan 2013

some underlying coronary disease could have led to heart attack...We are all here dangling by a thread, so it seems..


(17,621 posts)
19. This does it.
Mon Jan 7, 2013, 01:04 AM
Jan 2013

I'm going to CVS for a flu shot tomorrow. Don't know why I've been putting it off. I hope it isn't too late.


(26,139 posts)
14. Hey backwoodsbob....
Sun Jan 6, 2013, 04:15 PM
Jan 2013

PSA #113 : Got Lysol? Spray your keyboard, mouse laptop, phones...Basically anything you have touched in your house on a regular basis. You don't want a repeat of this wonderful experience.


(19,288 posts)
18. woah
Mon Jan 7, 2013, 12:36 AM
Jan 2013

Wash your hands a lot. That stuff spreads like wildfire. That eye goo is full of virus. Clean your keyboard before anyone else touches it. Ah, Hell it goes through the air, too.
The suseptable catch it anyway.

Get well soon. Don't touch anything.



(6,001 posts)
21. feeling much better tonight
Mon Jan 7, 2013, 02:22 AM
Jan 2013

Been sleeping off and on all day so now I'm wide awake at 1am and reading DU

Got the ultimate bed warmer with Buddy Guy,My 200 pound baby,and katie the wonder terrier on the other side and feel good for the first time in days
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