9 Foolish Actions Committed by Sick People

2. You Demand Antibiotics

Research published in the British Medical Journal warns that’s there ain’t no cure for the common cold. For this reason, rushing to your doctor demanding a prescription for antibiotics won’t do you any good. Sure, you might lesson the symptoms, but the common cold is viral (unlike a bacterial infection), meaning it can’t be cured with antibiotics, stop you from being contagious, or help you feel better any faster.

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