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Childhood illnesses?

Discussion in 'General Symptoms' started by Nielk, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. Nielk

    Nielk

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    My mother used to tell me what a "healthy" child I was because unlike my sisters I never came down with any childhood sickness.
    Did anyone have similar backgrounds?
     
  2. floydguy

    floydguy Senior Member

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    I was healthy and never got anything till i got the chicken pox, then hives, then mono with high EBV in high school
     
  3. Nielk

    Nielk

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    My thinking is that because my immune system didn't have practice fighting anything off as a young child, it stayed in a weakened condition.
     
  4. WillowJ

    WillowJ คภภเє ɠรค๓թєl

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    not me, I got colds and gastritis and chickenpox like anyone else. well, I had the pox rater late, but I did have colds and gastritis, and played in the mud and all that. :)
     
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    drex13 Senior Member

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    I used to get strep throat alot as a kid, and had scarlet fever once, chicken pox, and whatever else was floating around. My immune system had plenty of practice....didn't help.
     
  6. boomer

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    Sick a lot

    My daughter was sick a lot as a preschooler. She had asthma, scarlet fever, colds, roseola, ear infections, etc. She had aching legs for a while. They hurt enough that I brought her to the doctor over pain in her legs. she was pretty active.
     
  7. Boule de feu

    Boule de feu Senior Member

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    Me too. Many trips to the ER as an infant. Very high fevers (104 +).
    I received several penicillin shots and too many icy baths at the hospital.
    To this day, I remember them! :-(
    It's hard to believe that it was more than 40 years ago.
     

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