“This is due to change in genetics of bacteria. Judicious use and handling of antibiotics is the need of the hour to ensure that they stay effective for as long as possible. Patients who wish to read about these issues on the internet should refer to reliable websites such as Web MD or Mayo Clinic,” adds Lawate. Ensuring that all vaccinations are up to date is another way of preventing the body from turning resistant to antibiotics.
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The truth about detox diet

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