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Bad cough and CP

GaryLariviere1 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited April 2017 in Cerebral palsy
I have had a bad cough for about a week and have athetoid/ spastic CP. I do not seem to have a fever does anyone have comments?


  • Geoark
    Geoark Member, Scope Volunteer Posts: 1,388 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @GaryLariviere1

    Welcome to the community. How is the cough now?

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  • Sam_Alumni
    Sam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,673 Disability Gamechanger
    Hey @GaryLariviere1 how are you feeling? Have you seen the GP?
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  • gelspr
    gelspr Member Posts: 4 Listener
    edited May 2017
    I went in the hospital, they found I had a touch of pneumonia. Being sick caused more spasticity and triggered small panic attacks which made it look like I could not chew. Though most of the staff was good, their lack of personally knowing about CP made it a hassle. Thank God my PCA came when she could, some were amazed how easily she took care of me.

    I saw my GP afterwards while still taking an antibiotic, I'll be going for a follow up in 2 weeks and am much better.


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