Is this just flu? Anxiety through the roof...

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Hi everyone,

For the past week I've been feeling unwell. It started off like a cold: dry cough, sneezing, sore throat, blocked nose. However I woke up this morning to find its so much worse.

First off I got no sleep last night due to spending the whole time awake coughing uncontrollably. Then today my cough has got worse, it hurts my head and ribcage every time I cough. My head feels boiling hot, my face is bright red but from my shoulders down I am freezing cold. The thing that's bothering me the most is how hot my head is. It feels like it's going to explode, but I can't do anything to cool it down because that causes me to shiver nonstop. We don't have a thermometer so I can't take my temp either.

I feel like I haven't got the energy to move and honestly it's making my anxiety really hard to deal with. I'm now convinced that I'm going to die in my sleep due to flu complications, and to top it off I'm going to be home alone all of tomorrow - alone with my thoughts.

Someone please help :'(

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