Today, I went to the doctor for the second time, because I've had a cough for about six weeks. In my first appointment, the nurse said it was just allergies and condescendingly gave me a brochure with a recipe for salt water. Turns out it's pneumonia. FML

by Nora / 11/12/2015 at 4:21pm / United States (North Dakota) / Health

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  • Did she not listen to your lungs at your last appointment? lung sounds are definitely useful clues.

    #12 - On 11/12/2015 at 7:39pm by Basically_

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  • I had the exact same thing happen to me!! I sat there, hacking up a lung with a 102 fever while they told me it was "just allergies". Yep, pneumonia. That was 5 years ago and it still makes me so mad!

    #9 - On 11/12/2015 at 7:33pm by klutz44

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