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OMG Swine Flu

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by rottiesloveragdolls, Jul 10, 2009.


  1. rottiesloveragdolls

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    Has now been reported in my sons school :eek:
    I havent sent him in today, and not sure what to do next about it,
    should i take him to the gp as a precaution or wait and see :confused:
     
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    i don't know - my cousin's school had 4 kids down with swine flu ths week - or so she tells me....but her school was still being open - i don't know whether she went to school the next day or not. call the school. Call your G.P. i don't know.
     
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    It was reported in the local evening paper that a school not far from us had a case of suspected swine flu but they were still opening as usual.
     
  4. MADCAT

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    There was a case in a school local to me last week, they shut the school for a week and gave it a deep clean.

    I called my gp yesterday to make an appointment for something and they said they are only accepting emergency appointment as they have lots of suspected swine flu cases . xxx
     
  5. rottiesloveragdolls

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    its getting bad now isnt it i dont think they can control it :(
     
  6. ad_1980

    ad_1980 PetForums VIP

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    i think it is getting bad yes. And whats stupid is WHO and other medical peopl are saying 'don't worry about it'. how many people need to die

    they should get a vaccine and ensure everyone in this country and in the world that are affected vaccinated.
     
  7. reddyrufus

    reddyrufus PetForums Member

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    I have got swine flu!! Been ill for two weeks now, just starting to feel better but my body still aches and I feel drained.
    Doctors diagnosed me on Wednesday after first thinking Monday it was glandular fever. I had to have emergency doc on Wednesday as my breathing got bad and my chest felt like i was being suffocated. With already having asthma I was quite worried. Doc said she was 90% sure it was Swine flu and not glandular fever.

    There is loads of it around here and is at all the schools in the area including my sons.

    I'm sure most people will have had it within the next couple of months........:(
     
  8. gorgeous

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    Hi there

    I think it is unavoidable.

    Please don't panic - it is no more serious than any other flu. The vulnerable as with other flu strains will be at risk the most.

    many people have had hardly any symptoms and recover within a few days.

    personally I would continue to send your child to school -let your child get it now (before the strain mutates) and let child build their immune system up.
     
  9. JANICE199

    JANICE199 PetForums VIP

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    The advice is NOT to go to your doctor or A&E, but you should cal your doctor and tell them the symptoms,and i believe i'm right in saying they will send someone to do a swab test to see whether it is swine flu or not.:D
     
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    I would'nt worry about it!! 456 will sort it out :)
     
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    Totally agree with your very sensible post...:)
     
  12. LostGirl

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    Apprently they wont close it until 10% of children/staff have it, they may close over one day to deep clean it

    its in a local primary school here, Im more worried about oh as he had pneunomia/plursy and swelling of his heart the whole of march so its still quite weak from it :( apprently it hits people who have had pneunomia very hard
     
  13. Dingle

    Dingle PetForums VIP

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    Unfortunately as with all viral infections, people with underlying health issues are always affected the worst.
     
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    Apparently now they are not dong swab tests as it has spread so much, it's now in treatment stage?

    My doctors have a doctor free just to take the swine flu calls now that they get in the day.
     
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    lol my info was outdated.but i added a link to the "latest" details.:D:D
     
  18. reddyrufus

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    Lol - didn't realise you had posted a link too, must've been doing it at the same time :smilewinkgrin:
     
  19. Dingle

    Dingle PetForums VIP

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    As the slogan says:
     
  20. Ladywiccana

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    pmsl Dingley you have such a way wiv words lol :001_tt2: :idea: :smilewinkgrin: :smilewinkgrin:
     
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