Can cold medicine prevent colds?

Many people ask Dr. Clove, can taking cold medicine or antibiotics prevent colds? This article will give you a detailed description. Can cold medicine and antibiotics prevent colds? The answer is no. The common cold is one of the most common types of upper respiratory tract infection, mostly caused by viruses, with rhinovirus and coronavirus being the most common. Antibiotics are not effective for viral treatment, so antibiotics are not used for prevention or treatment. At present, there is no specific antiviral drug specifically for the common cold. Most of the common commercial cold drugs are mainly aimed at relieving symptoms, but cannot kill the common cold virus or prevent the common cold. The ingredients of cold medicine are all Read More …

Say [No] to Infusion for Cold Treatment

Bottles are everywhere from the countryside to the city. This Spring Festival, I went to a small mountain village in Yunnan for a tour. Living in an inn run by a village doctor. It is said that the village doctor came from a family of traditional Chinese medicine. At home, there are always some herbs collected from the mountain. In the evening, Tourists from all over the world gathered in the small courtyard of the inn to chat. The village doctor, who was also the innkeeper, took out his own herbs to prepare tea for us. From time to time, I also feel the pulse for the guests who stay in the hotel free of charge. At first I thought Read More …

Is the baby stuffed again? This mother’s experience will certainly help you.

A mother whose baby was not yet full moon told the doctor about the child’s condition in the clinic and shed tears unconsciously. Doctor, the baby has been crying and making noises recently and refuses to sleep. I feel so distressed. After the doctor checked, he told his mother that the baby cried because of nasal congestion. Nasal obstruction may make the baby cry more than once. Mom: Does nasal congestion make him cry? Still crying so much? Doctor: Yes, it will. Because the newborn baby is not used to breathing with the mouth, until 3 ~ 4 weeks later will slowly get used to it, so this stage of the baby, nasal congestion is very uncomfortable, can only tell Read More …

There are ways to prevent diseases. Dr. Clove will give advice.

It’s March when grass grows and warblers fly again. Have you already succumbed to your little excitement and prepared to change into spring clothes and go out for a hike? Don’t be busy, spring is also a season with high incidence of various infectious diseases, which often makes people fall in love unconsciously. Before going out, please bring this April disease prevention book prepared for you by Dr. Clove, make full preparations and say no to the spring disease. April Disease Prevention Book Try to avoid crowded and closed places, such as shopping malls and cinemas, so as not to come into contact with patients. If you have to go, don’t stay too long. Strengthen physical fitness: ensure adequate nutrition Read More …

How can I get sick when I am so clean?

Recently, there was a very popular game called Plague Inc., Players can create an infectious disease to destroy all human beings and experience the pleasure of being a god of death. However, the game also contains some interesting biomedical phenomena. For example, to let your germs invade western countries rich in medical resources, the evolution of [allergy] ability is almost one of the necessary killers. This setting of the game is not completely groundless, In fact, allergic diseases such as allergic rhinitis and asthma do prefer developed countries and regions. Particularly children in those areas, The prevalence rate is significantly higher than that of developing countries and regions. According to the survey results of the International Child Asthma and Allergic Read More …

How can I get sick when I am so clean?

Recently, there was a very popular game called Plague Inc., Players can create an infectious disease to destroy all human beings and experience the pleasure of being a god of death. However, the game also contains some interesting biomedical phenomena. For example, to let your germs invade western countries rich in medical resources, the evolution of [allergy] ability is almost one of the necessary killers. This setting of the game is not completely groundless, In fact, allergic diseases such as allergic rhinitis and asthma do prefer developed countries and regions. Particularly children in those areas, The prevalence rate is significantly higher than that of developing countries and regions. According to the survey results of the International Child Asthma and Allergic Read More …

Mother can continue breast-feeding for colds.

Baoma asked: My baby has been breast-feeding for almost two months. Now she has a viral cold and a body temperature of about 37.6. She wipes herself with alcohol every night for two consecutive days. Can she still nurse now? The baby also has nasal congestion and cannot sleep well. Dr. Cui answered: My mother’s body temperature is 37.6 degrees after catching a cold, which is a low fever. She does not need alcohol to wipe her body, takes more rest, and takes appropriate cold medicines to relieve symptoms, such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen. For infants, continue breast-feeding, do not kiss children, and avoid direct respiratory tract infection. If the baby also has nasal congestion and other symptoms, saline nasal Read More …

Five True Scriptures to Prevent Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

Apart from vaccination, other drugs cannot effectively prevent hand-foot-mouth disease. Parents often leave messages to me on Weibo to consult on the prevention of hand-foot-mouth disease. Some people ask: [A colleague told me the way to prevent hand-foot-mouth disease: after the baby comes home from playing outside, he washes his hands, washes his face, changes his clothes, and then sprays him with children’s throat-opening sword spray. Said this is what the pediatrician said. Can throat-opening sword spray do this? Is it appropriate to spray this prevention even if there is no disease? [Some people also asked: [Is it safe for the baby’s kindergarten to spray a medicine called ribavirin into the baby’s mouth every morning to prevent hand-foot-mouth disease? Problems Read More …

If you don’t take medicine for a cold, you will get better in a week.

Cough, forced cough will cause disease Cough is usually the main symptom of a cold and the last symptom that disappears. The latest clinical research shows that cough after catching a cold can even last for as long as 18 days. When babies cough after catching a cold, many parents’ first reaction is to give them cough medicine. Is it really necessary to stop the cough with medicine immediately? In fact, cough itself is not a disease, It is a symptom of many respiratory diseases, It is a way for our body to protect itself. A cough produces an exhalatory shock, Excrete secretions such as sputum from respiratory tract out of the body, It is a beneficial action. Most of Read More …