Coughs, Colds, and Flu - What's the best treatment?

Have a Sick Child?

Consider your symptoms

Feeling miserable and not sure what to do? If you're an adult in general good health, this tool can help.

Home care may be the best treatment. Antibiotics don't work against viruses — and viruses cause colds, flu, and most sore throats and coughs.





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This is an educational tool and isn't intended as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. Contact your doctor if you have questions regarding a medical condition or disease.

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