What's Going Around - Week of October 22, 2017
(WHAM) - Here is what's going around for the week of October 22, 2017.
Dr. Carolyn Stern from UR Medicine Urgent Care in Henrietta is treating cases of strep throat.
Dr. Stern said if you are sick, take all of the antibiotics your doctor gave you, throw out old toothbrushes when your illness is gone and take Tylenol or ibuprofen as needed. Drink plenty of fluids as well.
Dr. Matthew Capuano from UR Medicine Urgent Care in Penfield is seeing viral upper respiratory infections.
Dr. Capuano said to avoid contact with people who are sick. Use hand sanitizer while in public and alternate using Tylenol and ibuprofen to control any fevers you might have.
Your doctor or healthcare provider can give you the best advice.