17Common Cold Medications Echinacea Action Use Long tem use Stim. immune systemAnti-bacterialAnti-inflammatoryUse10-14 daysLong tem usei immune system
18How do you prevent the cold from getting you? Common ColdNrs ManagementsSee MD > 2 wksPreventionHow do you prevent the cold from getting you?Hand washCover mouthThrow away tissueAvoid crowdsVaccineEat rightSleepStressExerciseSmokingAllergensAnimalsCarpet
36Acute Pharyngitis Complications Sinusitis Ottis media Peritonsillar abscessScarlet feverRheumatic Fever2-3 wk /p subsidesHeart damageMital valve damageScarlet fever is an exotoxin-mediated disease caused by Group A streptococcal infection that occurs most often in association with a sore throat and rarely with impetigo or other streptococcal infections. It is characterized by sore throats, fever and a rash over the upper body that may spread to cover almost the entire body. Scarlet fever is not rheumatic fever, but may progress into that condition as the infection develops (rheumatic fever is the autoimmune disease that occurs after infection with Group A strep).