Antibiotics Cannot Treat the Flu or the Common Cold

2019-11-12T14:27:19-07:00Primary Care/General Health, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is Nov. 18-24 The only common illness that affects children and requires an antibiotic every time is strep throat. Doctors won’t prescribe antibiotics if your child is sick with the flu or a cold because the treatment would be useless for those conditions.  [...]