Being Sick SUCKS - BOO URNS!

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by pr0nstar, Jan 16, 2002.

  1. pr0nstar

    pr0nstar TRIBE Member

    Well, I'm at work today...
    Still sick, Robitussin is my friend today.

    What's going on this weekend, I've been stuck in my apartment too long.

    *COUGH!*

    pr0nstar [​IMG]
     
  2. OTIS

    OTIS TRIBE Member

    this is the second thread you started about your ailment..

    couln't you just dig your old one up for sympathy?
     
  3. Subsonic Chronic

    Subsonic Chronic TRIBE Member

    You're still sick?
    Damn Kenny... did you at least follow my advice and gargle with salt water to help your sore throat?

    Pete
     
  4. pr0nstar

    pr0nstar TRIBE Member

    It's been over a week now... fucking stupid ass ailments [​IMG]

    And the damned Doctor said...
    "You're a healthy young male, non-smoker.. I'd suggest you wait it out, over anti-biotics."

    What is that BS? [​IMG]

    pr0nstar
     
  5. MBoy

    MBoy TRIBE Member

    I'm starting to get a sore throat. I hope its not the start of anything serious. [​IMG]
     
  6. Rosey

    Rosey TRIBE Member

    ...and the tribe award for most threads about his or her life and it's every detail goes to.......prOnstar! [​IMG] [the award will be presented by last years winnah, Temper Tantrum]

    say kenny, ever been to california? [​IMG]
     
  7. Balzz

    Balzz TRIBE Member

    Why oh why does this remind me of the snowball thread... [​IMG]
     
  8. pr0nstar

    pr0nstar TRIBE Member

    And anyone talking to me @ System on Saturday, be warned ... [​IMG]

    pr0nstar
     
  9. pr0nstar

    pr0nstar TRIBE Member

    Rosey, remind me to kick you in the gonads when I see you next. Pretty please.

    Kenny
     
  10. ElektroTekBabe

    ElektroTekBabe TRIBE Member

    I'm sick too! [​IMG] But I'm still going to see the Dukes at System on Friday. [​IMG] Not too mention that I'm writing a HUGE essay right now. My brain hurts, I can't think.
     
  11. stir-fry

    stir-fry TRIBE Member

    sounds like he is giving you good advice.

    anti biotics kill your immune system, and unfortunately most doctors hand them out like pez dispensers.

    i honestly can't believe that he didn't give them to you. I could go into my doctor for a broken thumbnail and he'd write me up for some penicilin.

    and what otis said.. stop making sympathy threads!
     
  12. FunK_DoCta

    FunK_DoCta TRIBE Member

    ^^^^ That's right in the long run antibiotics can actually do more harm than good. The over use and abuse of such drugs by Doctors on their patients is the leading cause of the prevalence of antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria or "superbugs". And by waiting it out you are actually strengthening your immune system by teaching it how to effectively fight off infection. Your doctor did good.
     
  13. Rosey

    Rosey TRIBE Member

    jsut so long as you remind me to wear my stainless steel cup before i see you. [​IMG]
     
  14. Subsonic Chronic

    Subsonic Chronic TRIBE Member

    I went in to a walk-in clinic last year for the sole purpose of getting a sick note that I had the flu. (it was at a time when we had to prove any sick days).

    Sure enough, they tried to prescribe me anti-biotics too. It's the flu people... not the plague.

    Pete
     
  15. stir-fry

    stir-fry TRIBE Member

    i went to my doctor to complain about congestion in my ears that would never go away.
    he checked my ears and said "i don't see anything.. they aren't even red inside. But just in case, take these for a week"

    *scribbles anti biotic note*
     
  16. FunK_DoCta

    FunK_DoCta TRIBE Member

    Yeah a lot of doctors use them when they shouldn't like "just in case" and some even use them as diagnostic tools.."this is for X disease take this and if you ge tbetter then yes you had X disease". It's so wrong.

    And Pete that doctor you went to at the clinic is an idiot. The flu is viral and antibiotics only work on bacerial infections...two totally different things. he/she should be fired!

    What I have found is that many doctors out there don't give a fuck. They have no compasion and have a terrible bedside manner. Many of them became doctors because the could become doctors (had the grades, money and discipline) but there are a few out there that actually care. It's like U of T's School of Medicine's slogan - give us a good student and we'll make them a good doctor...it doesn't work that way. I find that those "good" students are self serving fucktards that don't know shit about caring for people. But enough about this...this subject makes me so angry!
     
  17. Jazz

    Jazz TRIBE Member

    I've been having stomache pains for over 3 months now... been to the Doctor who basically told me it's because of too much alcohol and smoking... which I don't believe because I don't drink or smoke that much...

    Pepto Bismol is my only comfort... even though it tastes like toothpaste
     
  18. FunK_DoCta

    FunK_DoCta TRIBE Member

    ^^^^ You could have an ulcer. Is you feces abnormally dark? And what area is the pain located ?
     
  19. mingster

    mingster TRIBE Member

    I thought we had stopped talking about feces for the day....
     
  20. Sassy

    Sassy TRIBE Member

    Thats how it started with me and just about everyone else I know who got sick [​IMG]
     
  21. BassInMyFace

    BassInMyFace TRIBE Member

    BINGO. Salt and Hot Water is the key to curing a sore throat.
     
  22. pr0nstar

    pr0nstar TRIBE Member

    Oh the sore throat is not my worries these days, it's the hacking up of my lunges and phlegm.

    pr0n
     
  23. FunK_DoCta

    FunK_DoCta TRIBE Member

    ^^^ Then drink some CUM...errr ugh Buckley's.
     
  24. pr0nstar

    pr0nstar TRIBE Member

    No I'm stuck on DayQuil, Robitussin - Expectorant and some other Cough Medicine & Tylenol 3's for bedtime.

    pr0nstar
     

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