Antibiotics and Vaccinations

All you need to know guide!

Antibiotics

What is an Antibiotic? What way do you take them?

They can be used to treat relatively mild conditions such acne. There is all sorts of different way to take here are the ways Oral, Topical and injections. Oral antibiotics are liquid, tablets, pills or capsules. Topical antibiotics are cream, spray, lotions or drops. There is all sorts of different types of antibiotics such as Penicillin. Penicillin is used for skin infections or chest infections.

What Antibiotics do? How do they work in the human body?

Antibiotics are used to treat infections caused by bacteria in the body. Antibiotics are not effective against viruses. Antibiotics try to kill of the bacteria before it harms the human.

Vaccination

What is an Vaccination? What does it do?

Vaccinations protect you from certain diseases that could make you sick, disable you or even kill you. Vaccinations boost the body's defence system known as the immune system against such diseases.

How a vaccination works in the body!

A vaccine puts a little bit of a disease germ that is weak or dead. This ins't the type of germ that will make you sick. Our immune system starts to build antibodies that stops the germ, so if you get it again the antibodies recognise it and are able to act quickly and kill it. The antibodies can last a lifetime.