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Postby Maggie53 » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:48 pm


I've had a bad bout of tonsillitis caught off my daughter and where as she recovered in five days I cannot shrug off the total exhaustion and weakness I am feeling, it's been nine days since it started.

I am on 8 antibiotics a day, and have another three days to go. The doctor said that the infection has got into my system and as I am that much older (64) it will take longer to go.

I'm wondering though how long the utter exhaustion will last, I was in bed for the best part of four days, but being on my own I couldn't actually stay in bed all the time. My legs feel very heavy, like coming up out of the sea, and I'm very shaky, my eyes feel very heavy, is this a flare up of the fibromyalgia or something else, I feel very down at the moment.

Thank you for any advice.
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Postby LindyM66 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 3:45 pm

Hi Maggie

Sorry to read you're feeling poorly. I certainly tend to think that fibro causes illnesses to "hang around" longer than they should, and symptoms can be exaggerated, such as the tiredness, heaviness in the limbs etc
I hope you start to feel better soon.

Take care & much love
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