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COLD & FLU ADVICE

Colds are tricky. The viruses that cause them keep changing and evolving, so getting one doesn’t make you immune from the next. That’s why there is no ‘cure’ for the common cold. And, as antibiotics don’t work against viruses, it’s best to tackle the symptoms and wait to feel better.

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When to see your GP

Sometimes you need an extra hand to diagnose or treat your cold or flu.
Make sure you visit your GP if any of the following apply:

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