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Barbara Walters Has Chickenpox, Remains Hospitalized
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Posted on 01/28/2013 1:21:13 PM PST by SMGFan

Barbara Walters has been in the hospital for more than a week after she fell and hit her head during pre-Inauguration festivities in Washington, D.C. — and now the View co-host has contracted the chickenpox.

While doctors were monitoring Walters after her fall, they noticed her fever was not subsiding and eventually determined that it was due to chickenpox, according to The Associated Press.

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IMHO,she lived a sheltered life as a child and young adult?
1 posted on 01/28/2013 1:21:18 PM PST by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

Gross.probly has herp II hiding away some where in the ganglia


2 posted on 01/28/2013 1:23:12 PM PST by CGASMIA68
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To: SMGFan

I feel sorry for the chicken


3 posted on 01/28/2013 1:23:36 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: SMGFan

I have heard she doesn’t een know how to drive because she has a private driver hired and is an extremely prima donna media type.

This is reflected in her attitude that she is above all the “little people”


4 posted on 01/28/2013 1:25:33 PM PST by GraceG
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To: SMGFan; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
Expect to see a new improved Baba Wawa!


5 posted on 01/28/2013 1:25:38 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: SMGFan

Considering she is rumored to have bumped uglies with Fidel Castro once upon a time and then glowingly praised him, one wonders what diseases she has or is harboring.


6 posted on 01/28/2013 1:25:42 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: SMGFan

Probably a recurrence of syphilis.


7 posted on 01/28/2013 1:26:16 PM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: SMGFan

Barbara Walters was born Sept. 25, 1929. I find it extremely hard to believe that she lived all those years without contracting a childhood illness that most of us got (and everyone I know) in the era before immunizations. She lived almost 50 years before people starting getting immunized for the chicken pox.

This is just my inner sh*t detector going off, my inuition telling me that this isn’t what it seems. Maybe it is. In any case, it’s a strange report.


8 posted on 01/28/2013 1:26:17 PM PST by redpoll
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IMHO,she lived a sheltered life as a child and young adult?

Maybe but she sure made up for it as an adult. I hate to think of the toxic stew of STD's that broad has floating in her veins.

9 posted on 01/28/2013 1:27:37 PM PST by pgkdan ( "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." ~Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SMGFan

What, does Baba have to testify somewhere too?


10 posted on 01/28/2013 1:28:34 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: redpoll

Shingles?


11 posted on 01/28/2013 1:30:32 PM PST by virgil
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To: SMGFan

SHE ALSO SUFFERED A FALL?


12 posted on 01/28/2013 1:30:49 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: SMGFan

itch.


13 posted on 01/28/2013 1:31:34 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpAOwJvTOio)
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To: SMGFan

Who did she piss off?


14 posted on 01/28/2013 1:32:45 PM PST by Edgar3 (Don't THREAD on me!)
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To: SMGFan

What is it with these Leftists falling and hitting their head?


15 posted on 01/28/2013 1:33:31 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Bathhouse Barry wants YOU to bend over for another four years)
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To: SMGFan

Probably shingles.


16 posted on 01/28/2013 1:33:39 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: virgil

>>>Shingles?<<<

I did a little more research on chicken pox and found that about 90 percent of children got the disease back before immunization, and adults do commonly get the illness ....

.... so maybe my presumption was a little rash.

*drum roll*


17 posted on 01/28/2013 1:33:47 PM PST by redpoll
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To: virgil

HERpes


18 posted on 01/28/2013 1:34:39 PM PST by dubyajam (t "Life is Hard ... It's Even Harder When you're Stupid" --- John Wayne)
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To: SMGFan
First Hitlery, now Babwa. That's too bad.
19 posted on 01/28/2013 1:34:50 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: onyx

Initial reports were that she got tipsy at Skippy the Echolocating Wonderbat’s inauguration party and had a bit of a fall.

So the media basically reported it that she got soused and did a faceplant.


20 posted on 01/28/2013 1:37:28 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: redpoll

Not necessarily.
My daughter has been exposed at least six times, by kids that had active eruptions (chicken pox parties) and has been vaccinated four times but still has no immunity to the chicken pox virus.
She may never get chicken pox but maybe when she is older who knows.


21 posted on 01/28/2013 1:37:34 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: SMGFan

I guess the new accident now is hitting your head.


22 posted on 01/28/2013 1:38:27 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: SMGFan

All this fallingdownhittingheads of liberal women lately!

Could it be.....alcohol?


23 posted on 01/28/2013 1:39:54 PM PST by miserare
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To: Darksheare

Oh, goodness! I could have done without that mental image so close to dinnertime.


24 posted on 01/28/2013 1:41:00 PM PST by miserare
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To: SMGFan
As much as I would love to join the jeering crowd on this one, having chicken pox or shingles when you are old can be a severely nasty illness.

“Shingles” is the adult form of chicken pox.

The virus hides out forever in your skin nerves after you get it as a child.

Stress and sun exposure can cause it come back.

I came down with sun related shingles in my mid-50’s.

Wow!

Inside my ears, inside my nose, in my throat, horrible pain in my face, it lasts for 2-3 weeks.

Severe cases like mine are unusual, but people die from shingles (spreads to internal organs), they can be blinded, they can have severe pain for months or years, especially in the face.

Yeah, yeah, OK, deep in my heart I'm laughing at Barbara Walters, too.

25 posted on 01/28/2013 1:41:47 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: miserare

Sorry about that.
Brain bleach and all that.


26 posted on 01/28/2013 1:41:54 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: SMGFan

Walters is 83. At 83 you don’t get chicken pox, you get the shingles (which I would not wish on her nor anyone as they are quite painful)


27 posted on 01/28/2013 1:46:30 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SMGFan

It worked? I put a pox on her house for her part in “The Spew”.


28 posted on 01/28/2013 1:48:00 PM PST by crosshairs (All we are saying, is give a high cap piece a chance.)
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To: redpoll

“This is just my inner sh*t detector going off, my inuition telling me that this isn’t what it seems. Maybe it is. In any case, it’s a strange report.”

I have it on sound medical knowledge that a true case of Chicken Pox contracted at over 75 years of age will cure a lisp.


29 posted on 01/28/2013 1:48:21 PM PST by Cyman
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I’d guess you are correct....she has the shingles.


30 posted on 01/28/2013 1:48:55 PM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LAVE)
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To: SMGFan
Shingles? I've got those on my roof!


31 posted on 01/28/2013 1:49:22 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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It worked? I put a pox on her house for her part in “The Spew”.

I mean,
It worked!
32 posted on 01/28/2013 1:51:09 PM PST by crosshairs (All we are saying, is give a high cap piece a chance.)
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To: SMGFan

If we’re lucky, the chickenpox will morph into shingles in the week of two after her chickenpox begins to get better.


33 posted on 01/28/2013 1:54:36 PM PST by BuffaloJack (Children, pets, and slaves get taken care of. Free Men take care of themselves.)
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To: svcw

As a child I could not catch so much as the three day measles. Missed three days of school in twelve years.

When I was 27, my 1 year old daughter came down with chickenpox. She had maybe a dozen pox and never slowed down a bit. One week later I was down and out delirious with high fever and pox from head to toe. Forty years later she got shingles. One week later so did I. The gift that keeps on giving. When she was two, the mumps were going around. I grabbed her and we both went for mump shots. We didn’t get mumps.


34 posted on 01/28/2013 1:54:58 PM PST by waredbird
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To: SMGFan; a fool in paradise

If it kills Miss Wawa, it’ll be the end of telebision as we know it.


35 posted on 01/28/2013 1:56:06 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Darksheare

Just sitting on the same panel with Whoopi Goldberg is enough to give you all types of STD’s.


36 posted on 01/28/2013 1:56:26 PM PST by Venturer
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To: SMGFan

AKA SHINGLES?


37 posted on 01/28/2013 2:00:14 PM PST by codder too
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To: Venturer

Bovine Spongiform Encephalitis.


38 posted on 01/28/2013 2:04:07 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Revolting cat!

Babwa should get some sun too. It does wonders for chicken pox.


39 posted on 01/28/2013 2:07:15 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: onyx

Probably a little too much to drink.


40 posted on 01/28/2013 2:07:47 PM PST by popdonnelly
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To: zeestephen; waredbird
As much as I would love to join the jeering crowd on this one, having chicken pox or shingles when you are old can be a severely nasty illness.

You are correct, that can be a very nasty and painful long lasting illness in an older person. As much as I dislike Barbara Walters, I wouldn’t wish this on anyone, well at least most. : )

When I was 27, my 1 year old daughter came down with chickenpox. She had maybe a dozen pox and never slowed down a bit. One week later I was down and out delirious with high fever and pox from head to toe. Forty years later she got shingles. One week later so did I. The gift that keeps on giving. When she was two, the mumps were going around. I grabbed her and we both went for mump shots. We didn’t get mumps.

Although I remember having the Measles as a kid, I’m not sure if I ever had Chicken Pox as a kid, not even sure if it was part of my childhood immunizations, don’t have those records and both my parents are deceased. But just to be on the safe side, I recently got the vaccine. People who get Shingles cannot transmit Shingles to others but they can infect a non-immunized person or a person who has never had Chicken Pox, with Chicken Pox.

FWIW, my older brother nearly died from complications of the Mumps – Meningitis.

41 posted on 01/28/2013 2:19:05 PM PST by MD Expat in PA
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To: SMGFan

Crappola.
The old hag is in for a nip tuck and this is the cover story.
Hillary is scheduled next.


42 posted on 01/28/2013 2:28:19 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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First Hitlery, now Babwa. That's too bad.
Ruh-roh... we make fun of that ad all the time... :)
43 posted on 01/28/2013 2:31:40 PM PST by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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Buc-buc-buc-BU-UCK!

Her face does not need anything more unattractive on it.

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44 posted on 01/28/2013 2:37:04 PM PST by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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Bawa wawa is a pox on humanity.


45 posted on 01/28/2013 2:37:15 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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It is possible to lose immunity and catch them again late in life.

Couldn’t happen to a nicer hag.


46 posted on 01/28/2013 2:47:19 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: redpoll

The ‘I was dehydrated from a stomach virus, fainted and bumped my head’ excuse was already taken.

Although, actually going to the hospital does add a whole new dimension to things.

Lets see if her driver turns around and goes back to the hospital once she is discharged. And if she is wearing a visor a la Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge like Hill is.


47 posted on 01/28/2013 2:59:31 PM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: SMGFan

At this age, thought it is manifested as shingles.


48 posted on 01/28/2013 3:02:00 PM PST by opentalk
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To: SMGFan

And I care, why? Take Whoopie Cushion with you.


49 posted on 01/28/2013 3:04:13 PM PST by Student0165
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To: SMGFan

I got the chicken pox in my thirties. Never been sicker in my whole life. Thought I was going to die.

At her age I would say it could easily be fatal.


50 posted on 01/28/2013 3:09:53 PM PST by EternalVigilance ('Where there is a spark of patriotic fire, we will rekindle it.' Samuel Adams)
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