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Above the rest and I remember when your mom told you not to go outside with your way ahead or you'll get the flu.
It's just shortly many old wives' tales not call you mom and old wife.
But about -- in cold season but are they indeed true.
Doctor David -- as a member of our fox is medically team and the chief of the division of robotics said outside I.
It is here to separate fact from fiction with a quiz for me that's right welcome.
Doctors to monitor -- -- -- you turn the tables -- Very -- this is and of the years and I'm gonna ask all the questions first question for you there's big prize at the end of the game here ago if you go with a wet hair.
Do you have high risk of getting flu or not I would say yes.
What I -- correct well -- And in front left that says that's fiction that's absolutely attention because a lot times you know -- its ability to shower in the morning because they're gonna go out that you're gonna catch a flu it's not true you may get cold.
That you may be -- but you're not gonna get a.
-- you know what I heard I heard the pores open up that it allows other stuff to get in like the cold in and and he does this country.
All right second question flu shots cannot cause the flu.
I believe they can cause the flu here's why did you shooting flew into -- logic says you're setting the track that's a fact look a lot of time.
Flu shots you know there -- weekend version of the flu so a lot of times they may not cause the flu blown flu symptoms.
And they only work about fifty to 70% of the time so that not -- so you can did end up getting the flu so you're not a 100% immune.
But the kind of symptoms are good you would get from these flu are basically some some sore in the area or maybe some.
Fever -- so you get will be get some flu symptoms are exactly right -- gonna get to fly the question -- -- -- -- -- vitamins and these -- you think they're effective I think it prevention yes okay there's no good evidence.
Of these -- -- -- precedent that's I don't want the Basra oil if you have not Brazilian -- study.
I take I never get the flu and I think vitamins will study done what you -- but obviously -- write your personal knock it open up on me very this I take a lot -- people are taking you to come Asia zinc vitamin C.
Who -- -- can make an agent is no proof to show that it helps you if you vitamin C level is low.
Then you wanted to replace it and bring it the normal level the only thing that helps is to get a Tamiflu.
And that actually can shorten the period of the flu OK back to the big board up next questions healthier adults or young ones do need to get flu shots.
Are they immune from getting flu it's been known to do injections.
I'd say now okay they need to get the flu shot that's that's -- You you to get it right that's the fact that you're gonna tell -- by the -- confuse it -- young ones have to get the -- setback to the CDC recommends that anybody over the age of six months to get the flu -- -- -- a few years ago we were talking about H1N1.
And the young ones were getting hospitalized as a result of this.
So just -- you're young you're actually the at high risk because you don't have any antibodies and soldiers to fight these.
So you should go ahead and and get this right let's go back to the by the readiness to and the question.
Now let's go to the final question.
Getting rid of the -- -- -- -- the -- antibiotics.
To get rid of the flu should you be taking antibiotics.
In order to prevent the hope or help you or your flu absolutely the first thing -- -- go to the doctor he gives or she gets.
That's a major -- because a lot of these flows are viruses.
Right OK and that's about -- is not gonna help because that's about it only helps to bacteria is.
If you're sick for couple days to three days and you're not getting better.
Do you wanna go back and take him at the drugs now -- -- on the Augusta that was gonna give realize.
That hey Tim I applaud the eating well and I like.
I think I got one right you've probably got one -- -- -- -- -- you doing better listen it's been a fun here I enjoyed -- doing these interviews with and have fun with Gretchen Stephen yourself -- I wish everyone happy and healthy new year.
And it's been at the end could I've got a big and I've got to stand up here because I have some good news for -- but you run house calls were right yesterday in -- house call on Sundays at 1030 on Sunday and every Sunday at 1030 and we do it Jamie -- and and Eric and -- it's been a lot of fun.
And we actually beginning a lot of fans that are actually coming it has been good quite the president's been very helpful I tax money they look today -- -- -- -- just -- -- -- well my -- out again by the all the myths and the facts mean.
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