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How to prevent catching flu from a visitor who never learn to put hand on mouth while coughing... Will hand gel help me?

Keep your distance ! Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you can't wash hands than antibacterial gel is ok. Avoid touching mouth, nose or eyes with unclean hands. Cough into crock of elbow. Stay away from people who are ill. Read more...
Infection control. Hand sanitizer certainly helps. Hand a tissue to the coughing visitor. Get a flu vaccine yourself and invite him/her to get one too. And arrange to get together in an outdoor cafe if weather permits. Read more...

If I plan on having a c-section, what can I do to prevent a wound infection?

Yes. Use an over the counter anti-bacterial soap on the lower abdominal area at lease 1 to 2 days before the caesarian section and do not shave the area of hair. Let the or team do the hair removal prep immediately before the delivery. Read more...
Quit smoking. And if you're a diabetic, ensure your sugars are well controlled. Many hospitals will have you bathe the night before with a special soap. Don't do any hair clipping yourself. They'll take care of that in the or. Read more...