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  •  And we've been mostly home, sick in bed (10+ / 0-)

    but we have gone out, and Mr. escapee went to work...oh, God, I wonder who we infected.

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    by escapee on Thu Jan 03, 2013 at 06:35:42 PM PST

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    •  Why in the blazes did your doctor not tell you? (2+ / 0-)
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      Or does he have better information?

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      by CuriousBoston on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 05:33:35 AM PST

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      •  Her doctor originally didn't even suspect it. (2+ / 0-)
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        escapee and I are online buddies elsewhere, ad their doc originally thought it was just a cold on steroids.  

        Doctors haven't seen this in a long time.  Younger docs have no experience of the disease, and the older ones who did back in the days before vaccinations are either dead or retired.

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        by Noor B on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 12:07:22 PM PST

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        •  I meant tell you about being infectious? Or was it (1+ / 0-)
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          too late/ Yes, young doctors are seeing this for the first time, Foreign trained doctors, medical centers that treat immigrants, or any old grizzzled MDs would recognize it.

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          by CuriousBoston on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 05:08:07 PM PST

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