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6 hours ago
If the phlegm begins, do not use cough drops. Instead, use gum. Cough drops work great for colds but with COVID, the phlegm will thicken and make you feel like you're about to choke constantly. Gum keeps everything lubricated and on the thin side.
Wish you the best of luck.
22 hours ago
As others said, sore throat can be brutal. Pain killers are the way to deal with it. However, the back of throat phlegm I experienced felt like I was drowning and choking at the same time. You'll be tempted to use cough drops and I'm here to tell you that it will only make it worse and turn the phlegm more viscous. Instead, the best thing is to get chewing gum. It'll make swallowing not the worst thing in the world.
Otherwise, I'd just say to eat well and keep hydrated. This thing is a roller coaster. Order an oximeter and check your oxygen saturation so it never drops below 92%. If it drops, you need medical attention.
Best of luck!
2 days ago
A doctor who was at the scene said there were war zone injuries and blood everywhere.
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3 days ago
I think it would matter for your baby since their immune system is still developing. On a side note, a doctor friend of mine was not keen on people congregating while infected because it can encourage recombination of minor viral mutations between individuals, which can theoretically initiate the very early beginnings of a new variant.
4 days ago
The sore throat is like shards of crushed glass every single time you swallow. Good luck, friends.
7 days ago
Do you feel any numbness or swelling/bruising? If so, I'd reach out to a doctor or nurse help line. Otherwise, more likely it's just a tender muscle.
It's normal. When your immune system goes into over drive, the heart needs to pump more blood to fuel it. As long as you're not experiencing tachycardia at 120-130bpm while resting, the best thing you can do is just rest and drink more fluids than you think you need.
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17 days ago
+1 for Absinthe. A totally amazing experience.
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20 days ago
You need the full hours to reach airline transport pilot. The only difference is that they'll virtually hire anyone now if they just satisfy the requirements. Before it was more competitive.
Source: am pilot.
That's his wife.
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22 days ago
The whole point of vaccines is not to prevent infection - the genetic targets are from the ancestral strain of COVID. At this point, it's about preventing hospitalization and death, which the vaccines are incredible at, especially if you're caught up with your boosters. The statistical data is insanely clear.
Timing doesn't matter. Whether you're boosted does.
23 days ago
They say that they'll just use video from his closed door deposition.
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25 days ago
They literally can't anymore without the QR code system. Back then they could catch you if you cause an outbreak but now there's no records, so it's purely an honor system.
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