Malkamaniac wrote:I got sick because some dude continually kept coming into the office claiming it was sinus pressure.
I let him know about it today.
mac5155 wrote:I never know when to take a sick day. I have a head cold today. Should I take a sick day? If I do its not like I'd be home laying on the couch eating soup. I'd be up and running around or doing things around the house.
mac5155 wrote:What do you mean, like I take an antibiotic twice a month?
Kraftster wrote:mac5155 wrote:What do you mean, like I take an antibiotic twice a month?
Overuse/unnecessary use of antibiotics increases the overall exposure of bacteria to antibiotics, allowing the germs to build up a resistance to antibiotics, which is bad news. Also, self-medicating with antibiotics (which is possible due to overprescribing them and leaving people with "leftovers"), which often involves taking less than full doses, results in suboptimal levels of antibiotics being present, which also allows bacteria the opportunity to build up resistances.
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