+ Reply to Thread
Page 4 of 11 FirstFirst ... 23456 ... LastLast
Results 31 to 40 of 108
  1. #31
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Home, where my life lies waiting, silently, for me.
    Posts
    8,989
    Thanks
    3,308
    Thanked
    1,660
    Reviews
    11
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    theres a bad cold going around my town atm (ive just come down with it) my mums had it 2weeks. shes a support worker and her clients family keep telling her to get antibiotics so she can come back to work.
    she has a slight fever, but nothing that needs antibiotics, just rest, but they think shes just being lazy!

  2. #32
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    1,862
    Thanks
    164
    Thanked
    497
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Refresh View Post
    That panadol will help you get better or they will get brain damage from a fever....and all of the above as well
    Huh? Paracetamol does bring down a fever. I think people confuse brain damage with febrile seizures - which aren't nice but don't actually cause brain damage

  3. #33
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    1,862
    Thanks
    164
    Thanked
    497
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by mummykahla View Post
    I absolutely HATE when people tell me either myself or any of my 4 children will catch a cold if we don't rug up. Germs aren't going to look at someone and see that they're wearing a jacket and say to themselves "oh we will stay away, they're wearing a jacket"!! Ds2 point blank refuses to wear long pants, ever, unless I physically force him and he gets sick the least in our family, and the one *ahem* (dp) that rugs up and tells me off for not rigging the kids up is sick the most! Germs not temperature cause cold & flu...
    This! Although once one has a cold the body fights it better when kept at a nice cosy stable temp.

  4. #34
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Mackay
    Posts
    6,345
    Thanks
    814
    Thanked
    2,460
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    In regards to the whole getting wet won't cause a cold.... I have been told that getting wet CAN increase the chances of getting a cold- your body gets cold, your immune system isn't as affective therefore it's easier to catch a cold/get sick. Same as not getting enough sleep. Not sure if it is infact true (although I am sure about the lack of sleep one- happens to me all the time).

    Just putting it out there

    ****NOTE I am NOT saying playing in the rain etc WILL make you sick.... Simply possibly increase the chances****

  5. #35
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    In the sticks!!
    Posts
    20,635
    Thanks
    3,222
    Thanked
    2,540
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Hannahly View Post
    Huh? Paracetamol does bring down a fever. I think people confuse brain damage with febrile seizures - which aren't nice but don't actually cause brain damage
    Panadol doesn't make you 'better'

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to Ffrenchknickers For This Useful Post:

    elleandsam  (12-06-2012)

  7. #36
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    3,532
    Thanks
    1,313
    Thanked
    1,390
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Gah, no wonder antibiotics are being ineffective with so many people taking them unnecessarily.

  8. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to OurLittleBlessing For This Useful Post:

    Ffrenchknickers  (12-06-2012),halloweendee  (12-06-2012),Happy2be3  (12-06-2012)

  9. #37
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Mackay
    Posts
    6,345
    Thanks
    814
    Thanked
    2,460
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by Refresh View Post
    Panadol doesn't make you 'better'
    I think she means it can ASSIST in the recovery process by bringing down a temp.

  10. #38
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    In the sticks!!
    Posts
    20,635
    Thanks
    3,222
    Thanked
    2,540
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by lil miss View Post
    I think she means it can ASSIST in the recovery process by bringing down a temp.
    Well, I actually believe it can make you sick for longer by bringing down the fever but that's not what I meant anyway

  11. #39
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Mackay
    Posts
    6,345
    Thanks
    814
    Thanked
    2,460
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by Refresh View Post
    Well, I actually believe it can make you sick for longer by bringing down the fever but that's not what I meant anyway
    I'm saying it can and I'm not saying it can't- I really wouldn't have a clue tbh. Was just trying to interpret what PP meant.

  12. #40
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    In the sticks!!
    Posts
    20,635
    Thanks
    3,222
    Thanked
    2,540
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by lil miss View Post
    I'm saying it can and I'm not saying it can't- I really wouldn't have a clue tbh. Was just trying to interpret what PP meant.
    It's all good I was just she misinterpreted what I was saying, lol!


 

Similar Threads

  1. myths,superstitions & old wives tales!
    By kamckellar in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: 04-01-2012, 03:57
  2. circ myths 4-cancer
    By JohnC in forum Anti Routine Infant Circumcision
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 24-12-2011, 02:44

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Life FertilityLife Fertility Clinic is a boutique fertility clinic located in Spring Hill, Brisbane. Our dedicated fertility and IVF ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›