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Yogurt consumption during a cold

Patient: Should I avoid yogurt while I have a cold?

 

 

Symptoms: Some congestion and coughing

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for your question. There are no contraindications of ingesting yogurt while you have a upper respiratory tract infection, or a sinus infection. However, if you are on antibiotics, the absorption of certain antibiotics can be affected by diary. Please consult you doctor for further details on this matter.Thank you for choosing AskTheDoctor.com

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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