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A 45-year-old member asked:

What is the best cold and flu prevention?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Flu Vaccine and hand: For flu flu vaccine every year to prevent flu, and for both cold and flu, you may take following hygienic precautions 1cover your nose and mouth with a tissue if you are crrying the jerm 2wash your hands as often as possiblewith soap and water, if not available alcohol based hand rub 3avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth if possible take precautions dealing with friends/family with flu/cold.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Prevention: Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Avoid touching mouth, nose or eyes with unclean hands. Cough into crock of elbow. Stay away from people who are ill. Get your influenza vaccine.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

What are some cold and flu prevention tips?

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Dr. Mary Efremov
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Easy: Take a flu shot. Cover nose and mouth for coughs and sneezes/ dispose of used tissues. Wash hands. Clean phone mouth pieces and do not share foods, utensils or dishes.
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