had viral pneumonia eight months ago and i still feel like i have to cough out some phlem sometime. when i wake up in the morning i feel like i have to clear my chest of phlem that does not want to come out. however, it clears up on its own and comes back whenever it feels like it. i am only 42 and pretty healthy. i have never had pneumonia in my life and that was the first time and it was devastating to me at the time. the pane and agony, loss of appatite and shortness of breath among other symptoms, lasted a month and a half. im suspecting it all had to do with the flue shot i got two months prior to the sickness. that was the first time i had taken it. nobody knows what to say about it. chest ex-rays show clear. im very worried about this. some people sugested that i should get tested for hiv but i did during the sickness and a year prior and all was negative. thank GOD. I dont know what it could be. is it normal?View Thread
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