I've been sick for a week, and I'm not feeling better. More at ladadeeda.com.

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Comment by Betty J on November 30, 2009 at 2:01pm
I have a 3 day rule that I adopted in my younger years living with D. If it doesn't improve in 3 days I get medical help. In 2006 I had a cold that seemed to improve but the cough didn't, I also had a wheeze. I went to the ER and found I had Pneumonia. My advice is to see your healthcare team right away.
Comment by Gerri on November 30, 2009 at 2:37pm
Yes, go to a doctor.

Not to scare you, but the extreme tiredness & other symptoms sounds like pneumonia. I've had it twice & never felt so lethargic.
Comment by Cara on November 30, 2009 at 5:52pm
When I doubt, call the doc. Hope its nothing serious
Comment by Shannon on November 30, 2009 at 5:56pm
Thanks, everyone. I called my PCP this afternoon, and she wants to see me tomorrow morning. I hope it turns out to be a case of me overreacting.
Comment by Gerri on November 30, 2009 at 9:06pm
Hope it's nothing & that you're feeling better soon. Let us know how you're doing.
Comment by Teena on November 30, 2009 at 9:24pm
Hope youll feel better soon Shannon. Im glad youre seeing your health prof. soon... Let us know how things will turn out, ok? Take care =)
Comment by Shannon on December 1, 2009 at 10:16am
Thanks for all the support, guys! My PCP suspected a secondary infection and put me on antibiotics (which she almost never does), so I guess I wasn't overreacting after all. She said that I should start feeling better soon, and to call if I'm not much better by Friday.

So, I'm off to bed to get some much needed rest! Catch you all later.
Comment by Gerri on December 1, 2009 at 10:26am
Rest & feel better soon!
Comment by Jill Knapp on December 2, 2009 at 9:53am
Rest, rest and get more rest..... Hopefully you are feeling better!! :-)

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