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Has anyone noticed that since tane they are more susceptible to illness/infection?

Half way through my course I got Pharangytis....cant spell it....anyway its a throat infection and i was out of college for 2 weeks...

Now - one month later- I have extremely bad hayfever-never had it this bad- and i think it is mixed in with a cold, i hope iv not replapsed with this throat infection....i feel like shit :(

So has anyone else noticed a change?

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Guest been13years

Yes. Agreed. I've had two sinus infections with fever and chest phlegm since being on tane, and that's within six months. I usually get sick once a year.

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omg you guys are scaring me!! well i'm not even a month in so i haven't had any problems so far. but i do know that being on it is making me eat a lot healthier so maybe that may help as i go through my course.

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I posted about cold sores and think that it is probably my immune system too. I am a bit gutted as I am only on 40mg. This week I also caught a cold grrrr especially as being on tane has meant that I am eating so healthily :rolleyes:

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