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SmackoverHawg
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re: The U.S. Flu Epidemic

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Q-tips in the ear or not?

Noooooo!!!!!!!


Zach
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And please tell everyone these do not work

They sell that crap at the Happy Hippie Sunshine Health Food Store next door to my gym. But I gotta go there to get my Cayenne Chips. The women there are dumb as dirt:
"Oooh, I'm sorry. I can't sell you that bag of chips today because I can't make my computer work."
Me: "That's OK, I'm not buying it. Here's 4 bucks. I'm stealing it."


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Siderophore
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re: The U.S. Flu Epidemic
Give the boy a cookie, at least he is a hell of a lot warmer.


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Jim Rockford
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Member since May 2011
42202 posts

re: The U.S. Flu Epidemic
It put me flat on my back for two days starting the day after Christmas. Still have a residual cough when I exert myself. The bacon flu in 2009 hit me harder, but this was not trivial. I neglected to get the shot this year. I won't make the same mistake next year.


cajunangelle
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re: The U.S. Flu Epidemic
I slept for thirteen hours when I got it. The headache in the beginning sucks it is like a migraine. They say your ears can even ache. It is crazy.


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Alltheway Tigers!
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Baton Rouge
Member since Jan 2004
3443 posts

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The U.S. Flu Epidemic
I've had this shite for five days and it sucks. I caught it in Atlanta watching that miserable excuse of a bowl game.



Just got diagnosed with the flu and I went to Atlanta for the Bowl game.


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FourZero
Member since Dec 2006
177 posts

re: The U.S. Flu Epidemic
I have never taken a flu shot and have had the flu 3 times in my entire life. Vitamin C and D for the immune system.


ItNeverRains
LSU Fan
Franklin, TN
Member since Oct 2007
7603 posts

re: The U.S. Flu Epidemic
If you don't have flu middle tn, you have it's cousin, the crud. It's not as harsh but lingers forever. Sux balls
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RTOTA
Alabama Fan
Birmingham, AL
Member since Dec 2010
588 posts

re: The U.S. Flu Epidemic
I wish more people would realize:
The flu shot cannot give you the flu, even the live attentuated vaccine.
It takes about 2 weeks for your immune system to become resistant to the strains covered in the vaccine, so you can still get sick if you are exposed to the virus in this timeframe.
It is tough for the CDC to predict which B strain will be most prevalent. In fact they have been incorrect 5 of the last 10 years. Some vaccines next year will cover both prevalent B strains.
There is no good scientific argument for not getting a flu vaccine, besides those people with contraindications.

I can't believe how many people realky think getting vaccinated makes them get the flu and avoid flu shots for that reason.



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los angeles tiger
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Member since Oct 2003
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re: The U.S. Flu Epidemic
Whooping cough has been going around here as well as another bronchial type of infection, which for some, have ended up with pneumonia.

Been sick since New Year's Day and finally have some energy. All I could do was sleep for the last 5 days.

Take care, everyone.


Patrick O Rly
New Orleans Saints Fan
y u do dis?
Member since Aug 2011
38224 posts

re: The U.S. Flu Epidemic
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I have never taken a flu shot and have had the flu 3 times in my entire life. Vitamin C and D for the immune system.



I've changed my diet to mostly fruits and veggies with some meat and cut out breads and starches. Whenever my family get's sick, I only get minor symptoms. Maybe a stuffy nose. It's amazing what good nutrition will do.


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Diamondawg
Mississippi St. Fan
Mississippi
Member since Oct 2006
12325 posts

re: The U.S. Flu Epidemic
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Whooping cough has been going around
DPT not required there?


Siderophore
LSU Fan
Member since Nov 2010
3335 posts

re: The U.S. Flu Epidemic
The outbreak is coming largely from clusters of unimmunized immigrants/adults long overdue for boosters/hippie parents not vaccinating their kids. (He is in Cali I believe)
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SmackoverHawg
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Member since Oct 2011
15760 posts

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The outbreak is coming largely from clusters of unimmunized immigrants/adults long overdue for boosters/hippie parents not vaccinating their kids. (He is in Cali I believe)

Hey!! Something we agree on!


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Diamondawg
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Mississippi
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The outbreak is coming largely from clusters of unimmunized immigrants/adults long overdue for boosters/hippie parents not vaccinating their kids. (He is in Cali I believe)

I was thinking developed countries had kind of eradicated whooping cough. I forgot about California.


SmackoverHawg
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Member since Oct 2011
15760 posts

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I was thinking developed countries had kind of eradicated whooping cough. I forgot about California.

We had, but like he said unimmunized illegals and hippies have brought it back. It's everywhere now.


Diamondawg
Mississippi St. Fan
Mississippi
Member since Oct 2006
12325 posts

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We had, but like he said unimmunized illegals and hippies have brought it back. It's everywhere now.

Another reason we should embrace them all. Hell, we have the trillion dollar obama coin. Not a problem!


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The Boat
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Louisiana looks to be pretty healthy and no flu yet.

What? Louisiana's been getting hammered for two months now.


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los angeles tiger
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DPT not required there?


It's the land of illegals with many of them not immunized yet they come into our nation illegally.



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cajunangelle
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re: The U.S. Flu Epidemic
Okay doc, this is along the lines of what I meant when I insinuated, they sensationalize this flu stuff.

Image: http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcR2AXoxPJsFMDXIUFOrhzvq0Ao8PbfqX3nAvEeRiBVgghWIBptb


Tents set up for flu victims

I understand the need for infection control in their training first-hand.

But forgodssakes.

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