I think benji is probably referring to all the perfectly healthy adults who require antibiotics and bed rest and cold and flu tablets as soon as they get the sniffles. I agree with you about colds being dangerous for some. Winter sucks when you have asthmatic kids!! People should definitely keep their germs to themselves and I think that does come down to everyone practicing good hygeine too because many people such as my kids suffer a runny nose all year round. They arent sick or infectious so I cant keep them home all year. Things like running a temp, lots of coughing etc and I do.
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Last edited by Mulva; 13-06-2012 at 12:59.
Yes, to all of these!
That a cold is the same as flu.
That you shouldn't drink milk.
That you catch colds because of wet hair/ being cold.
That antibiotics are always needed.
That Vicks on the feet is different to Vicks anywhere else.
Correlation does not equal causation.
Yes, I'm talking about healthy adults. I have a DS who has had pneumonia although I don't see how spreading of colds is avoidable really. They're colds.
Mine is sweating it out. Dh is convinced when he gets sick like a temp the best is to go to bed with electric blanket and blankets and hot water bottles and no liquids so he can sweat out the germs
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