A 21-Year-Old Bodybuilder Suddenly Died From Flu Complications

A 21-Year-Old Bodybuilder Suddenly Died From Flu Complications

"Whenever you have a fever for multiple days, don't let it go, get it taken care of".

"He was in the physical fitness centre", Beverly Baughman told WXPI. "Don't let things go", Kyler's father, Todd Baughman, told the news station. The cause was organ failure due to septic shock caused by influenza.

Flu often just leaves sufferers feeling sick and riddled with a constant cough and runny nose.

On December 23, the 21-year-old bodybuilder came down with typical flu symptoms - a cough and congestion - but figured he was just going through a routine sickness. Some of these warning signs could be difficulty in breathing, chest and abdomen pains, dizziness, severe vomiting, and high fever for more than three days.

Kyler Baughman, 21-year-old aspiring personal trainer and who worked as furniture mover and goods unloader at Walmart, died on December 28 2017.

According to his mother, he died of flu complications. We're just waiting for her to walk in the door. She says that many people make this mistake, but they should "pay more attention to their bodies" instead of ignoring the symptoms when they get sick. People who suspect they have the flu should seek medical assistance within 48 hours of when they started feeling ill as the treatment is most effective within this timeframe.

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At the time, he simply lay down to rest, thinking he'd be okay in a few hours and that it was just a case of the flu.

However you should be on the lookout for prolonged high fevers associated with bad headaches, coughing up fluids, and overall feeling awful.

Through Jan. 6, the number of flu cases in Allegheny County totaled 1,842 with 658 cases in Westmoreland County, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Like and Follow our Facebook page for more stories and to stay up-to-date with the latest happenings.

"I think he thought, 'I just got the flu; I'll be all right, '" Baughman explained. Beverly told NBC affiliate WPXI that Kyler went into septic shock, a condition when the body is working hard to battle an infection such as pneumonia or influenza.

"Immunizations are usually (available) up to March 30", Dr. Baron said.

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