Yogurt consumption during a cold

Patient

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

Symptoms:  Some congestion and coughing
Doctor

A:   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.

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