... It looks like I got the nasty bronchitis virus: I have been with this for 4 weeks now; a bit of cough, and swallowing this yellow stuff that keeps going down my throat. At time difficult in breathing. Went through 2 runs of antibiotics and nothing. It seems to be a nasty virus that is going around but it is making my life miserable. I started taking propolis and manuka honey... (0 replies)
... You have my sympathies, colds and flu are horrible because doctors can often only say rest. which isn't all that helpful when there are things to do! 4 weeks seems like a long time for a common cold- perhaps you should go back to the doctor as a chesty cough can often indicate some other problem. Like boz says, you should take your vitamins to try and get your immune system... (4 replies)
... Right now, I have my 3rd cold in 4 weeks. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I drink fluids, take cold liver oil and vitamins, cover up, use purell, wash my hands obsessively. ... (12 replies)
... so I slept over Christmas and into the New Year. Not much mucous or anything. I felt very cold much of this time, though also sweating a lot! ... (4 replies)
... Hi all, about 4 weeks ago i started getting the cold, coughing , runny nose, drainage.. it has gotten better over the weeks but the cough and the phlem in my throat are still there like when i had the cold, its not as bad , but whats the deal? ... (2 replies)
... Gosh this is so true about venturing out of the house the cough and the stuffy nose get worse. My kids will go out and play outside in the cold for just 20 minutes and then the next day get the cold again. This is my third time with it and I am on Amoxicillian till it goes away. ... (8 replies)
... ted to give those following this thread an update. I called and spoke with my doctor this morning, who advised that his practice has seen a lot of people with a cold like this. ... (8 replies)
... I am interested in learning more about this cold, too. Usually, I can beat a cold pretty easily, but not this time. I have had this cold now for one week. Worst part about it is the congestion, and coughing up yellow phglem. ... (8 replies)
... Our weather is wacky over here warm, cold and then warm again. This is definelty a bacteria infection. It starts as a cold and because the cold last so long it turns into an infection like sinus, or bronchitus, and ear infection. ... (8 replies)
... :wave: hi to both you guys. here in ontario canada i have heard alot of people in georgetown ontario canada have gotten this bug where they all lose their voices - i did too
and you have a cough that brings up yellow crap (phlem) and you cough and have a soar throat for days, i keep waking up at 4am with a soar throat and my voice has not been normal for a week now.
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... This is a nasty upper respiratory cold that has been going around. My kids got a sinus infection, and bronchitus from it and I had it for 2 months. It feels like your chest is so tight. ... (8 replies)
... *** Hope you are feeling better now *** did you get the results back from the xray?
#1 - get lots of rest
#2 - go to bed early every nite - I find when i go to bed late just for 1 nite the nasty bug says "I;m still in you" and I feel sick again.
#3 - drink fluids and take extra strength pain killers
take care eh? (8 replies)
... Hi All,
I've been suffering with a cold for about 4-5 weeks now, most of this time I've also had a cough. The cough seems to go for a couple of days, then returns again.
I've also been very congested during this time, with my nose almost constantly blocked, and a lot of mucus down my throat. I think its the mucus that as caused me to be quite short of breath at times -... (8 replies)
... Hi there! I have to agree! In 2 days I will have had my cold for 2 weeks. It started with a couple of days of a sore throat and then all the other other junk that follows. ... (8 replies)
... I'm glad to hear it is just a cold but like you said..WEIRD!!! ... (13 replies)
... for colds. His nose gets so dry though and it will bleed. He uses saline spray. It just seems that all the over the counter relief is just immune to this cold and doesn't work. I am telling you this cold is weird! ... (13 replies)
... Don't second guess...definately ask either your Dr. or pharmacist. Hope your feeling better soon. We all need a break from whatever this virus, cold is. ... (13 replies)
... I'm right there with ya. I'm on my second round on antibiotics. This thingsis weird. Its like a cold sinus infection. Lots of mucus. My lungs feel irritated. I feel like I can't breath easy. it doesn't hurt to breath I just have to take a full breath. ... (13 replies)
... he weather is just so wacky and dry that it messed with our sinuses or everyone got vaccinated and we are just getting a mild version of the flu. Hot and then cold and no rain. I hung in there and finally after one month it left me but my neighbor couldn't take it and went to the doctors. ... (13 replies)
... this is the weirdest cold cough i have ever seen! I had it for a month and my neighbor still has it. ... (13 replies)