The Times-Tribune | Erin Nissley
But long after his cough went away, the Dickson City man found himself dozing off on the couch after breakfast and napping after finishing a shift at hhgregg.
His skin faded from a healthy tan to an ashen gray. No amount of clothing could stop his constant shivering, and a dry, itchy rash spread down his legs.
By mid-March - three months after he began feeling sick - he began vomiting so often it was almost a waste of time to eat. When he started coughing up blood, he decided to make an appointment with a doctor.
"I thought, you know, 'I'm a healthy guy,'â" he said. "I'm probably working too much and I need to get off my feet for a couple of days."
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