More than two in every 1,000 babies between 6 months and one year have been hospitalized with RSV so far this season, as have more than one in every 1,000 children between age one and two. Im certain covid was going around much earlier than thought. I want people to be more aggressive here.. Adenovirus can cause really high fever, bad cold and respiratory symptoms. For one, working instead of letting the body rest will only prolong your illness and recovery, says Dr. Geeta Nayyar, chief medical officer at Salesforce. I drink a lot of teas (fennel, mint, camille), and when I feel even the slightest hint of a flu symptom I get myself an Earl Grey tea with lemon, honey, and lots of rum and go to sleep. By the next RSV season, the US may have its first vaccine. Everyone except R36, who posted that it does & then posted a jillion links to articles about chicken soup after she was told to stop posting her junk science. The studies have been out for decades now, increased mucous flow, and thinner secretions aid expectorating. Ive never had a 24-hour fever before. I'm assuming this is just a "regular" cold going around, but in a Covid-world, it could be anything. Dry cough, couldnt even speak with coughing. As COVID symptoms become less prominent following multiple vaccinations, colds and COVID become increasingly difficult to differentiate but a RAT test is still the best way to find out. The cough lasted 6 weeks and finally went away, I did NOT have a runny nose or anything nasal. Gargling with sodium bicarbonate really helps, especially if the coughing keeps you from sleeping. Exactly when I got my weird disease. I'd never had any kind of illness that felt so "controlled.". 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Do a body count of people who died from the "flu" in January and February, and I wouldn't be surprised if the numbers are higher than normal. If you feel unwell, make sure you rest to have the energy to fight off the virus. Fortunately, strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19 also prevent the spread of flu and cold. The most common symptoms include congestion, headaches, coughing and a sore throat, most of which have no instant cure. I would go so far to say that I had this back inJUNE. Cleveland Ohio here. Couldn't sleep during the worst of it. right? I have heard many coughs inn church, bus, grocery store too. One telling sign of COVID-19 in some cases is loss of smell or taste. And if you do end up feeling under the weather, it would be best to assume you may have Covid, and act accordingly by testing and isolating yourself from others. I had a bad chest cold with phlegm that lasted for over 2 weeks. Often, youll feel better in a couple of days. I dream of a job where I can take a sick day because I have a cold. Thank God he made a recovery. I'd like to go out and do a wee bit of shopping (I'm pretty well stocked up, but would like some fresh bread) , but I don't want to be treated like a leper should I cough.. She always gets sick once a year, but she was VERY sick at the end of last year. Has anyone done a study comparing chicken soup to other types of soup in its effect on cold or flu?A lot of people lose their appetite when they have colds or flu. Both can give you a fever, cough, headaches, and body aches. Was this later proven to be early, undiagnosed Covid? If that one ever becomes more contagious we are really in trouble. Some things can loosen mucus, calm a sore throat, help a cough. An 85-year Harvard study found the No. "It shows there's no opportunity to get rest when you need it.". 2023 Cable News Network. Over the last two years Dr Hespe said weve had a ridiculously respiratory-tract-infection-free zone, and weve become complacent with not having viruses around us. Just learned this am that the first LA death was denied a test because her fever wasn't high enough. Well, Walmart put the word maximum in front of the words cough & chest congestion and sell it for about $15 now. Dallas, tx checking in. How are you feeling? I had the same thing and got up in the middle of the night to change my t-shirt because of the sweating. A cold - or an upper respiratory tract infection - has symptoms largely experienced from the neck upwards: for example, coughing, sneezing, phlegm and runny eyes. I told every dr I had a long history of smoking since I was a kid, plus my dad smoked 3 packs a day in our tiny house. Data from Walgreens that tracks prescriptions for antiviral treatments such as Tamiflu suggest there are hotspots in Mississippi and Alabama, as well as the Gulf Coast area, including Houston and New Orleans. Do not go to work or outside while you still have a fever or body aches. Been hacking up a lung since Thanksgiving. One co-worker had a really bad cough, and I remember her complaining her taste buds were messed up. "No one can predict what'll happen, but it's reasonable to be very concerned" that respiratory tract infections will rise into the late fall and winter, he says. Don't risk complications. I just started to feel better last week. Gastro-intestinal symptoms and nightmares like never before. Scanning electron micrograph of human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) virions (colorized blue) that are labeled with anti-RSV F protein/gold antibodies (colorized yellow) shedding from the surface of human lung epithelial A549 cells. Still tough to find energy, but today's sunny so maybe that will help. I didn't go to a doctor, because I'd heard so many stories about medical offices being full of it and I didn't want to cross-contaminate myself or anyone else. I took a few Covid tests near the beginning & was always negative. The percentage of adults who have gotten a flu shot is 47.4%. It was concentrated in my neck muscles and the pain migrated to my ear and jaw, but only on one side. Going way, way back with a question re the OP: Can you be "tested" for the flu? Hack, gargle and blow your nose in the warm steaminess- get it all out. They also jacked the price up about 1,000 times. Cold and Flu Activity Map and News | WeatherBug 0 Cold and Flu Each year, on average 5% to 20% of the U.S. population get sick from seasonal influenza, commonly called "the flu." The flu can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications in many people, but can you tell the difference between the flu and the common cold? Winter is the prime cold and flu season. Also, there were 2 strains floating around too.. So a super cold with symptoms identical to COVID-19 could actually be more of a super flu, as body aches, extreme exhaustion, fever and headaches are the symptoms which usually distinguish a flu from a cold. But which so-called tricks will help you to overcome the illness more quickly? They don't need to get multiple PCR tests and get a rapid test daily. Across the United States, cases of respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, and influenza are increasing. She was weak from coughing, and not to take a cough suppressant? You may have a runny nose, cough, congestion, and sore throat. Little did we know that this thread would signal the beginning of the end. That's why I think I had Covid19. One of the reasons why chicken soup has always been proven to cure colds and related illnesses. We were at pediatric urgent care at least twice. COVID-19 vaccines are now recommended for everyone age 5 years and older. Lemon tea with a heaping teaspoon of ginger and honey helped a bit with the throat tickle/cough. R276 I'm in TX too (Houston) and I'm sure I had it for 3 weeks in January. You can wash your hands 1000 times but if the virus is all over these filthy surfaces then it wont help. The second bout was far worse; I really thought I was gonna die. Scientists have warned there is a 'severe risk' of catching a cold this week as nine million people across Britain suffer from the virus. The way it COMPLTETLY knocked out my sense of smell- how it went away all at once, and seemed to come back all at once. So the Corona virus has been here for a while, it seems. Disgusting. [quote] Who came up with these SUPER COLDS? Nov. 6, 2021. . The fact is that health officials expect to see a rise in COVID-19 . [quote] Also suggest adding preferably raw garlic, onions, capsaicin - the active ingredient in chili peppers or use Louisiana hot sauce, as well as Tumeric and curry powder to your chicken or vegetable soup. Hold a pillow to your stomach when your cough becomes violent. I've told you this 3 times now. I haven't been anywhere; I practically live like a hermit anyway, and I haven't been sick again yet. My allergies have been wicked the last few weeks. A solid week+ of feeling I should not be working but because of my crappy job having to work most of it. Just as we suspected here on this thread so many months ago. I normally wouldnt blame anyone for passing a flu/cold to me, but that jackass had the nerve to write in my review Pierre does great work [italic] when hes in the office. [/italic] I never explained to him how that was unfair and I regret that. 60% death rate. R68, Mayo Clinic advocates warm liquid including chicken soup. Yesterday was really bad. There are also those whose immune system hasnt responded to the vaccines as well as we would have hoped, and they are also getting sick, so we need to have that as a caveat, she explained. Evaluation of the BNT162b2 covid-19 vaccine in children 5 to 11 years of age. Any hot liquid will do. Damn. Yes. [quote] I forgot to add the fever part of my symptoms. General symptoms will not go away before 12 to 18 days. and no, having cold doesn't give you immunity to anything but that cold. I truly had forgotten all about this but it just showed up today when someone W&W one of my posts on this thread. A Warner Bros. Itll be interesting to see how many people died from complications of diabetes, or pulmonary embolisms prior to COVID-19 coming into the lexicon. even now, the testing is limited. I was traveling in November and got a illness like no other the closest I can recall was pneumonia three years ago. How a 29-year-old bringing in $245,000/year in Anaheim, CA spends his money, How this 39-year-old earns $26,000 a year in California. I wonder if they could or should do a test to see if indeed we had this or not? Which is why China knows exactly who is patient zero. Im interested to see if people who had this also get coronavirus. That does sound unnerving. The virus seems to be mutating, so I don't think it's the same as what we had before. I have been extremely careful, knowing that I already had this preexisting symptom which COVID loves to encounter. ", Experts predicted Covid would normalize the sick day. And who knows? Hello. a stuffy, leaky nose. A dry cough may also occur, and recovery is usually within. R72, you shouldn't use Tamiflu unless you know you have the flu. Exposure to things like dust, pets, and tree or grass pollen can trigger allergies, which are caused by the immune systemThe system that protects your body from invading viruses, bacteria, and other microscopic threats. Any harassment of them is absolutely disgusting. As of May 12, 2022, the cause of this cluster of hepatitis cases is still . Dr. David Winter with Baylor Scott and White in Dallas said that he's seen an increase in cases of the common cold this year. It took weeks to months to fully recover. Of some kind. [quote] Nonetheless, the huge spike in deaths happened in April, not before. Heavy mucus and sinus pain from all of the congestion. Wishing you all good health. My dad soon after got what he called "the worst illness I ever had" in February. They issued the health alert as the recent icy weather. Who are these people who can call in sick to work? a stuffed or runny nose. I had this for the whole month of February - fever, body aches, constant and neverending hack. But hasnt the thinking changed about testing pos for antibodies and its relationship to immunity? These viruses love winter, she said. In this study, we used a cellular model of adhesion to investigate whether natural antibodies of the ABO system could block the S protein and angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 interaction. My partner and I both took a the antibody test a few months later when it became available and we both came back negative. Microorganisms can also stimulate antibodies against blood group antigens, including ABO, T, and Kell. Also night sweets. It was the longest she'd ever been out of the office. I swear I had it over Thanksgiving. Super fatigued, very sore throat. UC Davis Health experts are seeing cases of influenza (flu), RSV and other respiratory viruses - even though summer is around the corner. In those regions, RSV cases are falling, even as influenza is spiking. The virus went to her brain. I had a lung-rattling cough for about a month that's finally tapering off. Now its nigh impossible to get guaifenesin in an affordable medication. They werent going to bother. Hayley Taylor / Public Health / Updated 27.03.2022 Up Next 2:29 What the spreading COVID sub-variant really means for the coming months 1:39 Many have rushed to get tested as the virus shares similar symptoms to the. Hopefully you go tits up in the night into hell, OP. I had the fatigue and some other cold-like symptoms (but never a fever), but 7 days into it I woke up and one of my eyes was bright red and somewhat weepy like pink eye. And had a clear CAT scan then. After that there was a lingering itching in my throat for a bit but nothing to write about. I remember this thread. From my personal experience, that answer is, yes, highly questionable!. And I did get a flu shot. Most Americans dont plan to get a flu shot this season, two new omicron subvariantsare spreading fast, and "the vast majority is behaving as if there's no pandemic," Swartzberg says. And since he's more famous than you are, he wins! And nothing seems to work on it. Influenza activity continues to increase in the US the number of flu illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths so far this season nearly doubled in the past week. Dont overlook the benefits of a humidifier, especially at night. Seventeen states, Washington, DC, and New York City, are reporting high or very high respiratory illness activity amid a flu season thats hitting harder and earlier than usual, according to data published Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The symptoms of the severe cold being dubbed the 'worst cold ever' do overlap with Covid, such as a continuous cough, runny nose, and headaches. I just wish testing (both types) was more readily accessible. I was always a coffee drinker before I caught this dreaded cold, but once I had it, I just didn't want to drink coffee any more. If it really had been the coronavirus, it seems like it would have been detected. Mine started the Monday before Thanksgiving, and this past weekend I thought I was finally almost over it, but I still had congestion in my lungs and head I couldn't get rid of. It was dry hacking cough that would rattle a building, fatigue and constant low grade fever that would cause drenching night sweats at night. R392, right? You were going to get better anyway. Please click here to get full access and no ads for $1.99 or less per month. Stay hydrated. Get the coated ones if possible and take them with a bit of food. Then back to bed for a while and then shivering. So far, it's lasted 2 weeks, but it's getting better. The uptick in RSV cases is a good proxy that "a lot of respiratory viruses are circulating now," says Dr. John Swartzberg, a clinical professor emeritus at UC Berkeley's School of Public Health. Goodness, I wish we could edit!! I coughed for like 3 weeks recently. All I wanted was one of his Hummel figurines to remember him by. I've been laying in bed mostly. Rest, fluids, hot teas and hot baths can all contribute to comfort and relief of symptoms. 2020 Mar 17;38(13):2751-2757. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.01.101. That makes you get a lot of vitamin D and the gravity drains your lungs. I got tested for coronavirus in the summer: negative. She was never home. I was one of the posters who had a lingering cold last fall. People who also may also choose to wear a well-fitting mask as an added precaution, Romero said. Some people are getting reinfected and for some, the second time is worse than the first. r245, I had what I assumed was a bad cold that started in mid-March and it lasted about 12 days. Please acknowledge NIH News in Health as the source and send us a copy. 56 is relatively young to die of the flu. r330 You should cancel your trip until the vaccine. Fingers crossed I stay clear of it. There's a regular guaifenesin type and a guaifenesin with dextromethorphan version. He did a CT to check for cancer & didnt see anything. Meanwhile, he's concerned that public health practices emphasized during the pandemic are falling away, Americans have less access to free Covid tests, and businesses aren't doing more to protect workers through improved sick leave policies and air ventilation systems. Discovery Company. No one in my office has ever called in sick. Influenza or the flu, just like COVID-19, is a highly contagious respiratory illness - they can share many of the same symptoms but are born from different viruses. Just hung out with two people who had it- one of them got it in Dec. 2019 and was out for 6 weeks (at that time, doctors couldn't tell her what it was), and the other, mid 2020's, his symptoms weren't bad (the whole family got it), but this father was in the hospital for 3 weeks. One telling sign of COVID-19 in some cases is loss of smell or taste. What part of the country do you sick posters live in? Typically, when an individual comes down with a cold, the body responds with inflammation in the upper respiratory tract. This thread was created mid-December. The latest CDC update tracks data through October 29. So you're not the "first" or only one here to have had it that early. Being a superwhore gave it to you, stop lying. I have not taken the antibody test, and we all have our Moderna shots in the household. 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