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On average how often do you catch colds?

Usually 0 times a year
1 (5.3%)
Once a year
5 (26.3%)
2-3 times a year
9 (47.4%)
5+ a year
4 (21.1%)

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How often do you catch colds?
« on: October 18, 2017, 09:45:14 pm »
I'm curious how many of you have better immune systems then me lol. On average how many times do you catch the cold a year (leaving flus and stuff out because they're not as common)

My immune system is apparently complete shit because I usually get it 5-6 times a year. Usually once in each season except winter/late fall where it's more like once every two months. I'm really good at washing my hands and stuff yet I still always seem to catch it v.v
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Re: How often do you catch colds?
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2017, 09:49:06 pm »
Around a few times a year. Mostly happens in Winter or Spring, that's when my "allergies" really kick up.
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Re: How often do you catch colds?
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2017, 09:50:48 pm »
I don't get sick too often, but when I do, it's really bad.
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Re: How often do you catch colds?
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2017, 09:52:43 pm »
Approximately once every other year, but then again, my immune system isn't that good, because in '09-'10 I contracted two different flu strains, a common cold, and strep throat in succession of each other.
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Re: How often do you catch colds?
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2017, 10:09:32 pm »
Usually 5+ times a year. It's always been like that
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Re: How often do you catch colds?
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2017, 10:13:42 pm »
Fortunately I have a really strong immune system. I only get sick like 2-3 times a year at most.
But each time it's something really bad like the flu or a very nasty cold.
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Re: How often do you catch colds?
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2017, 10:49:02 pm »
I don't have a lot of times I remember being sick. I think my immune system is incredible. I think I'd say that I get sick once a year. And anytime I do recall being sick, it was never awful. A decent cold for probably 4-5 days.
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Re: How often do you catch colds?
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2017, 11:38:00 pm »
A lot. One person can have a cold around me and it's all over for me.
So, maybe 3-5 times a year. Depends.
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Re: How often do you catch colds?
« Reply #8 on: October 19, 2017, 12:43:59 am »
I don't deal with colds often, but I have very bad allergies that NEVER. GO. AWAY!!! I also get stress sick sometimes..
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Re: How often do you catch colds?
« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2017, 01:45:49 pm »
I catch some form of a cold annually ;;
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Re: How often do you catch colds?
« Reply #10 on: October 19, 2017, 05:51:10 pm »
I'd say only 1-3 times a year, my immune system is pretty good
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Re: How often do you catch colds?
« Reply #11 on: October 19, 2017, 05:53:19 pm »
About once or twice year. I rarely get any kind of actual bad sickness, in fact I hadn’t had one for about four years until I got a fever earlier this year.
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Re: How often do you catch colds?
« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2017, 01:16:07 am »
Once maybe twice a year, I'm not sure its due to having a good immune system though more so I just don't go out enough. Unfortunately its normally bad when I do get sick XP
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Re: How often do you catch colds?
« Reply #13 on: October 21, 2017, 09:10:10 pm »
Quite a lot actually. I guess I'm just really unlucky or something.
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Re: How often do you catch colds?
« Reply #14 on: October 21, 2017, 09:13:33 pm »
not too often but when I do it's absolutely miserable, I get the worst colds tbh x_x

This goes for any sickness really, I haven't had anything more than a cold for years but when I had strep it got pretty bad for a bit.