Is it a must for taking antibiotic just for flu?

A : I heard that you went to a doctor several days ago.
B : Yes I did. I caught flu and fever. The doctor gave me antibiotics and some multi vitamins.
And,….it costed rather expensive!
A : It’s becoming trend that some doctors are now more business-like. They choose expensive
antibiotics for the patients.
B : Is it a must for taking antibiotic just for flu?
A : If you just suffer flu without having infections, I sugget that you take only pain reliever
or drug to control body temperature.
B : Is it true that the frequent use of antibiotics to treat infections can result in an increase in
antibiotic-resistant bacteria?
A : Yes, many experts said so. The problem is not many people know about the harm of too
much antibiotics.
B : Besides that, I think the doctors should know the history of the patient’s medication.

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