UGH. I"m sorry you got the flu. The flu shot is not an absolute perfect solution to keep you from getting the flu. All it does is make the flu less severe, and make it last a shorter duration. It's important for us to get it every year. Having the flu for a few days with minimal symptoms is better than having it for 2 weeks and ending up in the hospital.
Definitely, get to your doctor or a walk-in clinic as soon as you can. That's a pretty high fever. With your pneumonitis it is crucial to have a doctor look at you. The flu can settle in your lungs and become very dangerous. Tell the receptionist at your doctor's office that you must see them on Friday. Tell her why.
Let us know how you do okay? If you are allowed to take Tylenol, it will help to bring your fever down.
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