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What Everyone Should Know | Community | Antibiotic Use | CDC

What Everyone Should Know | Community | Antibiotic Use | CDC

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What Everyone Should Know

Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem, both in the United States and across the world. The main driving factors behind antibiotic resistance are the overuse and misuse of antibiotics. Learn more below about when antibiotics are and are not needed for common infections, and the potential harms of using antibiotics.

If You Have a Cold or Flu, Antibiotics Won’t Work for You

Are you aware that colds, flu, most sore throats, bronchitis, and many sinus and ear infections are caused by viruses? Did you know that antibiotics do not help fight viruses? It’s true. For the overwhelming majority of common respiratory infections, antibiotics are not helpful.
Read the Chart! to know which common illnesses are usually viral or bacterial and when antibiotics are necessary.

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