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How To Prevent Yourself From Sickness

Published by ellanes639, 2016-02-29 11:43:49

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How To Prevent Getting Sickand InfectionsTRIYS project by: Brooke McKee, Avery Ochoa and EllaBurnes

How to Prevent Getting Sick

MedicineEchinacea is a natural pill that you take the day you start feeling bad. It helpsprevent you from getting even more sick.Advil is used to lower fever and treat pain and inflammation.Sudafed is used to help clear nasal and sinus congestion.

Keeping Your Surroundings CleanOne way to prevent sickness is to keep your surroundings clean. You should keepyour counters and tables clean by using a kitchen cleanser. Your bathrooms shouldalways be kept sanitary by using bathroom cleanser. You should have a filtrationvent somewhere in your house. They filter out allergens, dust, and all the bacteriaand germs that can get you and your family sick.

Washing Your HandsAnother way to prevent yourself from getting sick is washing your hands. It helpswash away germs that will get you and others around you sick.You should washyour hands before and after eating and ALWAYS after you use the restroom.

How to Properly Wash Your Hands● Rinse your hands with warm water for about ten to fifteen seconds● Then apply soap (wash the back of your hands ,your palms, your knuckles, and under your nails.)● Then rinse with warm water● Lastly gently dry with some kind of cloth Soap

Cold Virus● The cold is an illness caused by a virus infection located in the nose.● There are over 100 different cold viruses● Cold viruses can multiply when they are inside of living cells● A cold is milder than the influenza (or the flu)● Most people recover from a cold in about a week or two● A common cold is usually harmless, even though it might not feel that way● Colds involve the sinuses, ears, and bronchial tubes● Mild colds last 2-3 days● Severe colds can last up to 2 weeks

The Influenza VirusA common viral infection that can be deadly, especially in high risk groups. It is avery common virus(not as common as the cold though). More than 3 million peoplein the U.S get the flu per year.

The Flu Risks● Not taking the shot● Not washing your hands● Not taking care of yourself● Being a kid● Being a senior● Living in a retirement home

The Types of the Flu● Type A Flu Virus● Type B Flu Virus● Type C Flu Virus● The Bird Flu Virus● The Stomach Flu

Ways to Prevent the Flu● if you take dose of pickle juice a day it could also help the flu● avoid touching your eyes, mouth or nose● practices healthy habits● wash your hands with warm water for at least 30 seconds● stay at home when sick or have a virus● when you sneeze or cough, cover your mouth with your sleeve● avoid close contact to anyone who is sick or contagious


Sports Infections● athlete's foot -many people with athlete’s foot usually play soccer, football, swimming, track, cross country, baseball is most common in the sports.● fungi- fungal infections predominate in a total number of sports (like: football, basketball, baseball.)related to skin infections. This may be on the foot or nails.● ringworms- this occurs in epidemics in wrestlers.

Influenza Virus● Influenza or “the flu” starts when the flu virus infects the respiratory system, including your nose, throat, bronchial tubes, and can even infect your lun

Medicine● Neosporin, helps because it softens the skin and cleans out the infection● Aciclovir for viral infections ( Zovirax)● cream● Amoxicillin,It can clear infections and stomach ulcers● Clarithromycin is an antibiotic. It can treat and prevent infections. It can also treat duodenal ulcers caused by H pylori.

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Citations● WebMD,. \"Influenza (Seasonal Flu)-Topic Overview\". N. p., 2016. Web. 19 Feb. 2016● Medscape,. \"Skin Infections In Athletes\". N. p., 2016. Web. 26 Feb. 2016.● Patient,. \"Medicines Used To Treat Infections | Medicines &Amp; Drugs | Patient\". N. p., 2016. Web. 29 Feb. 2016.● Medscape,. \"Skin Infections In Athletes\". N. p., 2016. Web. 29 Feb. 2016.●

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