A member asked:

Done had 2 upper respiratory infections this fall had to get on antibiotics from doc . multi vitamins from walgreens fail to prevent it what good take?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Find a better Dr: No vitamins have any effect on this. In fact most people get full nutrition from food and derive no benefit from vitamin pills. "Upper respiratory" infection is far too broad. Most URI are viral and do not respond to antibiotics. We all get them. Do you smoke? Asthma? How bad were they? Get a FLU SHOT.

Answered 12/14/2016



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