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My husband tested positive and then a week later he was hospitalized. He’s been in the hospital for 5 days now and is improving slightly. I tested positive on Thursday and had symptoms starting on Friday. since then I have pretty much been in a non stop panic. Checking my oxygen sends me into a full blown panic. Today has been the worst so far (day4) because I don’t feel like getting up. I’m dizzy and lightheaded when I get up. I’ll just be so glad when this is all over.
 

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I can only wish you the best with your recovery. It can make you feel very tired and make you want to sleep a lot. If you do think things are getting worse don't be afraid to phone your doctor. Tell him how you are feeling. Some people don't need hospital treatment. Others do. If your doctor thinks you are sounding bad he might think hospital is the best place for you. Were you will have full time care until you are better. That is your call to make. I am not saying you will end up in hospital. Nothing like that. Just to keep an eye on things. Better safe than sorry.
 
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My symptoms have not been as bad as my husbands were. Mine have been mainly nasal congestion, loss of taste and smell, nausea and diarrhea. When it hit him he got in the bed and didn’t get out for a week. he eventually ended up with pneumonia and his oxygen was 85 when I called the ambulance.
 

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Just look after yourself. Not had it myself. But it seems horrible. Can only wish you the best.
 

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Got Covid in august. First sign was heart palpitations and after about 3 days of having them, I went to the emergency room. They checked everything and said I’m perfectly fine. They did every test but a Covid test. Said it had to be stress. Went home and continued to have them. About 3 days later I woke up from a nap and I had a fever of 102 when I got up. Went to the emergency room (I don’t have a spleen so a fever can be dangerous) and once again they did a ton of tests and took a bunch of blood. Both Covid tests came out negative and blood was great. Sent me home and said the fever should break in a couple of days. The fever didn’t break at all so over the next week I went to 3 urgent cares for Covid tests and they were all negative. Had the fever for 10 days (102 degrees) when my daughter mentioned maybe I should get a home Covid test. Ordered one from cvs and had DoorDash deliver it because I couldn’t drive. Took the test and 15 minutes later it was positive. I didn’t panic tho. I was actually happy that I finally had an answer for this ridiculous fever that no one could explain. Symptoms were fever, lightheaded, diarrhea, horrible ringing in my ears, heart palpitations, brain fog and no appetite at all. I lived off of Gatorade, no food whatsoever. 2 days after testing positive I woke up and was having a hard time breathing. Drove myself to the hospital (not sure how I didn’t kill myself or anyone else because I did NOT belong driving) and I was admitted with double Covid pneumonia and low oxygen levels. I was given mucinex, vitamin D, vitamin C and zinc along with 5 days of remdesivir. On day 7 I went home and finished recovering. It was tough and I’m still having a few problems a little over a month later but I’m happy with my progress. I am immune compromised and I survived with just a little help. You will get through it, just think positive. I don’t tell my story to worry anyone, I only tell it because the media wants us to think everyone’s going to die. This past year I’ve had stage 4 cancer, sepsis, 9 organs removed and then Covid. Most people that get Covid will recover with no problems or very little problems. You got this!


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It’s common to take Vitamin C, Vitamin D and zinc during this.

How old is your husband?


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He is 40 and overweight.
Got Covid in august. First sign was heart palpitations and after about 3 days of having them, I went to the emergency room. They checked everything and said I’m perfectly fine. They did every test but a Covid test. Said it had to be stress. Went home and continued to have them. About 3 days later I woke up from a nap and I had a fever of 102 when I got up. Went to the emergency room (I don’t have a spleen so a fever can be dangerous) and once again they did a ton of tests and took a bunch of blood. Both Covid tests came out negative and blood was great. Sent me home and said the fever should break in a couple of days. The fever didn’t break at all so over the next week I went to 3 urgent cares for Covid tests and they were all negative. Had the fever for 10 days (102 degrees) when my daughter mentioned maybe I should get a home Covid test. Ordered one from cvs and had DoorDash deliver it because I couldn’t drive. Took the test and 15 minutes later it was positive. I didn’t panic tho. I was actually happy that I finally had an answer for this ridiculous fever that no one could explain. Symptoms were fever, lightheaded, diarrhea, horrible ringing in my ears, heart palpitations, brain fog and no appetite at all. I lived off of Gatorade, no food whatsoever. 2 days after testing positive I woke up and was having a hard time breathing. Drove myself to the hospital (not sure how I didn’t kill myself or anyone else because I did NOT belong driving) and I was admitted with double Covid pneumonia and low oxygen levels. I was given mucinex, vitamin D, vitamin C and zinc along with 5 days of remdesivir. On day 7 I went home and finished recovering. It was tough and I’m still having a few problems a little over a month later but I’m happy with my progress. I am immune compromised and I survived with just a little help. You will get through it, just think positive. I don’t tell my story to worry anyone, I only tell it because the media wants us to think everyone’s going to die. This past year I’ve had stage 4 cancer, sepsis, 9 organs removed and then Covid. Most people that get Covid will recover with no problems or very little problems. You got this!


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Im glad that you recovered well. This is such a scary virus. My husband has pneumonia as well. I have two kids and no family where we live. I’m just horrified on top of everything that I will be hospitalized and then what with my kids? Yesterday i couldn’t even get off the couch. I haven’t had fever so far and this is day 5. I don’t know how I’m feeling yet because I haven’t gotten up yet. I can’t stop focusing on my breathing and it’s making me feel like I am smothering.
 
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My husband is home finally after a week. He’s doing okay. Still really weak and has to wear oxygen at night when he sleeps. I am on day 8 and I am really struggling with the fatigue side of it. It seems like every other day I feel okay and then the next I feel really weak and dizzy. Today has been a pretty bad day but my oxygen has been above 95 and I don’t have a fever so I’m trying to stay positive. It hasn’t been easy though because my panic attacks have been running rampant. Tonight we are going to order in a pizza and try to watch some Halloween movies with the kids.
 

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My husband is home finally after a week. He’s doing okay. Still really weak and has to wear oxygen at night when he sleeps. I am on day 8 and I am really struggling with the fatigue side of it. It seems like every other day I feel okay and then the next I feel really weak and dizzy. Today has been a pretty bad day but my oxygen has been above 95 and I don’t have a fever so I’m trying to stay positive. It hasn’t been easy though because my panic attacks have been running rampant. Tonight we are going to order in a pizza and try to watch some Halloween movies with the kids.
Hang in there. Seems you’ve both turned the corner. Good idea to distract yourselves with the kids and movie night.
 

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My husband is home finally after a week. He’s doing okay. Still really weak and has to wear oxygen at night when he sleeps. I am on day 8 and I am really struggling with the fatigue side of it. It seems like every other day I feel okay and then the next I feel really weak and dizzy. Today has been a pretty bad day but my oxygen has been above 95 and I don’t have a fever so I’m trying to stay positive. It hasn’t been easy though because my panic attacks have been running rampant. Tonight we are going to order in a pizza and try to watch some Halloween movies with the kids.
That sounds like a great plan enjoy your night:)
 

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My entire family has it now. I have been around them all week and a half while theyve been sick. Same rooms few feet away at times. I still haven't caught it. I tested negative twice earlier. Beats me. I was vaccinated 3 weeks ago. It's so strange and I'm scared I'll still catch it. But surely there not as contagious now. Idk. Hope all goes well. They've done ok. Alot of fatigue and chest congestion, a little shortness of breath but I believe we are threw the worst. Prayers.!
 

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Matticus, you were recently vaccinated so I would think that you’re still building antibodies and your recent exposure was kind of like getting your second shot where your body responded very quickly to eradicating the virus, so I’m not surprised you didn’t test positive.
 

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He is 40 and overweight.
I completely forgot to mention that I literally slept around the clock. I’d only wake up when my fever got really high and I’d take Tylenol and go back to sleep. That lasted for like 2 weeks. All “normal” with this weird virus.
Like I said, most people recover just fine with no compilations so think positive. Hopefully you’re feeling better now!


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Got Covid in august. First sign was heart palpitations and after about 3 days of having them, I went to the emergency room. They checked everything and said I’m perfectly fine. They did every test but a Covid test. Said it had to be stress. Went home and continued to have them. About 3 days later I woke up from a nap and I had a fever of 102 when I got up. Went to the emergency room (I don’t have a spleen so a fever can be dangerous) and once again they did a ton of tests and took a bunch of blood. Both Covid tests came out negative and blood was great. Sent me home and said the fever should break in a couple of days. The fever didn’t break at all so over the next week I went to 3 urgent cares for Covid tests and they were all negative. Had the fever for 10 days (102 degrees) when my daughter mentioned maybe I should get a home Covid test. Ordered one from cvs and had DoorDash deliver it because I couldn’t drive. Took the test and 15 minutes later it was positive. I didn’t panic tho. I was actually happy that I finally had an answer for this ridiculous fever that no one could explain. Symptoms were fever, lightheaded, diarrhea, horrible ringing in my ears, heart palpitations, brain fog and no appetite at all. I lived off of Gatorade, no food whatsoever. 2 days after testing positive I woke up and was having a hard time breathing. Drove myself to the hospital (not sure how I didn’t kill myself or anyone else because I did NOT belong driving) and I was admitted with double Covid pneumonia and low oxygen levels. I was given mucinex, vitamin D, vitamin C and zinc along with 5 days of remdesivir. On day 7 I went home and finished recovering. It was tough and I’m still having a few problems a little over a month later but I’m happy with my progress. I am immune compromised and I survived with just a little help. You will get through it, just think positive. I don’t tell my story to worry anyone, I only tell it because the media wants us to think everyone’s going to die. This past year I’ve had stage 4 cancer, sepsis, 9 organs removed and then Covid. Most people that get Covid will recover with no problems or very little problems. You got this!


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Got Covid in august. First sign was heart palpitations and after about 3 days of having them, I went to the emergency room. They checked everything and said I’m perfectly fine. They did every test but a Covid test. Said it had to be stress. Went home and continued to have them. About 3 days later I woke up from a nap and I had a fever of 102 when I got up. Went to the emergency room (I don’t have a spleen so a fever can be dangerous) and once again they did a ton of tests and took a bunch of blood. Both Covid tests came out negative and blood was great. Sent me home and said the fever should break in a couple of days. The fever didn’t break at all so over the next week I went to 3 urgent cares for Covid tests and they were all negative. Had the fever for 10 days (102 degrees) when my daughter mentioned maybe I should get a home Covid test. Ordered one from cvs and had DoorDash deliver it because I couldn’t drive. Took the test and 15 minutes later it was positive. I didn’t panic tho. I was actually happy that I finally had an answer for this ridiculous fever that no one could explain. Symptoms were fever, lightheaded, diarrhea, horrible ringing in my ears, heart palpitations, brain fog and no appetite at all. I lived off of Gatorade, no food whatsoever. 2 days after testing positive I woke up and was having a hard time breathing. Drove myself to the hospital (not sure how I didn’t kill myself or anyone else because I did NOT belong driving) and I was admitted with double Covid pneumonia and low oxygen levels. I was given mucinex, vitamin D, vitamin C and zinc along with 5 days of remdesivir. On day 7 I went home and finished recovering. It was tough and I’m still having a few problems a little over a month later but I’m happy with my progress. I am immune compromised and I survived with just a little help. You will get through it, just think positive. I don’t tell my story to worry anyone, I only tell it because the media wants us to think everyone’s going to die. This past year I’ve had stage 4 cancer, sepsis, 9 organs removed and then Covid. Most people that get Covid will recover with no problems or very little problems. You got this!


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