Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Tania | 2012-03-22



Good day Prof

I have been giving my 2.5 yrs old son prozef for throat and nose infection since Tuesday - when can one expect to see improvement? He still breath with lot of mucous up in his nostrils - when I use sterimar nothing comes out and his nose looks clear.

When is the best time to take probiotics when taking antibiotics?

Many thanks

Expert's Reply



Your son has not responded well to treatment with the antibiotic probably because he has a virus infection which antibiotics will not help. Continue with the Sterimar twice a day. This will help a lot to clear the mucous from his nostrils. You can start the probiotic now as well and continue for at least 5 days after the antibiotic course has been completed.

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Posted by: Nelly | 2012-03-23

I have a thrush on the sides of my mouth and I am drinking probiotics and omeprazole but nuthing seem to help. The problem is I went for the following tests  sugar diabetes, HIV , Stool for cancer, high blood and I am negetive to all of them, I only have low blood presure. I used to take a lot of antibiotics after my husbands death 20 yrs ago. What can I drink as this is embarassingand my saliva is sticky when speaking to people. please help as the reaction is on my lips .

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