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They are only prescribed for microbial infections
Antibiotics are prescribed as a course and are administered topically, orally or intravenously. Dr. Wong Wei Mon, deputy medical director of Raflies Medical, says they are used to treat a range of illnesses, including bacterial conjunctivitis, sinusitis, external and middle ear infections, streptococcus throat infection, traveller’s diarrhoea, urinary tract infection, bacterial skin infections and pustular acne. “Antibiotics are a powerful medicine,” says Dr. Wong. “They assist the body’s natural defences to fight microbial infections, by killing bacteria or slowing their growth.”diarrhoea, urinary tract infection, bacterial skin infections and pustular acne. “Antibiotics are a powerful medicine,” says Dr. Wong. “They assist the body’s natural defences to fight microbial infections, by killing bacteria or slowing their growth.”
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