It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Colds & Flu Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-15-2004, 07:05 PM   #1
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 633
Abbey32 HB User
Help Please-what's wrong with me?

I get colds so much..I have had about 10 just this past winter alone. Colds, flus, stomach flus. But now....a few days ago it started out as a head cold...stuffy nose, headache, small cough...lasted about a week and I started to feel like I was getting better but that night, I got the chills, aches, horrible headache, weak and nausea. No throwing up or diareah. It's been 3 days now I feel no better. What on earth could it be? The aches are awful...especially in my back and neck. Could it be a parasite, cold, flu...something more serious? I'm so tired of getting sick.
Thanks to anyone who can help.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 03-16-2004, 08:08 AM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Illinois
Posts: 269
luvmyboys HB User
Re: Help Please-what's wrong with me?

It could be that your cold turned into a sinus infection. They can make you pretty miserable. Strep throat can also cause those symptoms. I just went to the doctor because my kids have strep and I was starting to get a cold and wanted to be sure I wasn't getting strep. My older son didn't even have a fever or sore throat. He was only very pale and tired and had weak legs. My younger son had no symptoms. I only took him to the doctor because of the older one having it. He had achy legs yesterday though. My strep was negative and we are treating our dog for strep also because dogs are natural carriers and this is our second time in a month that we've had it. My doctor gave me a prescription to fil if I'm not noticing any improvement by the weekend. He said colds only last 7 to 10 days and if you're not better or improving then your immune system needs help and you probably have an infection by that time.

Anyway, just some thoughts for you. Take care. Let me know how you're doing.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Someone help please ..chemo side effects sophie56 Cancer: Breast 8 06-12-2010 07:46 PM
Please help with my back problem ELBOW2HEAD Back Problems 1 04-21-2010 06:23 AM
I Really Need Help PLEASE dreamcatcher01 Depression 9 09-19-2009 02:53 PM
ocd or something worse? PLEASE HELP speezer Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 9 07-16-2007 02:33 PM
Please, I need help x-Bliss-x Bipolar Disorder 7 02-10-2007 07:01 PM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:45 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!