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What medicine can kill harmful bacteria?
May 22, 2014 10:46AM
That would be antibiotics. Antibiotics work with your immune
system, reving it up, so it can kill batcerias in case of, per
example, bronchitis or a strep in your throat. Topical antibiotics
will also work on skin for cuts and such to prevent infection.
However, you should not forget that antibiotics will also kill GOOD
bacteria in your system, such as the ones in the digestive system
and in a woman's vagina. There is a wide range of antibiotics that
can be taken in pill form, and, as far as I am aware, they are only
available through a prescription from your doctor. Some mild
topical antibacterial cream are however available in
In 1928 Alexander Fleming found a medicine that can kill bacteria he got it from mould.