How to avoid getting sick

Stay away from germs.

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Most germs are spread through the air in sneezes or coughs. Germs can also spread in sweat, saliva and blood. Some pass from person to person by touching something that is contaminated, like shaking hands with someone who has a cold, then touching your nose. If one of your relatives is sick, cover your mouth and stay away from them if possible. If you're in a closed space, try and open a window to let fresh air in and germs out.

  • Wash your hands. Remember that germs fear soap and water. Washing your hands often is the best way to beat germs. Keep strong and healthy by eating well, exercising regularly and getting a good night's sleep. This will help you to be prepared to fight germs.

  • Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by tiny bacteria (germs). The TB bacteria spreads through the air when a person with TB coughs, sneezes, speaks, or sings. People nearby may breathe in these bacteria and become infected. Look out for the following signs: night sweats, feeling weak and tired, an ongoing cough that lasts at least three weeks, blood when you cough, chest pain, a wheezing sound when you breathe, and breathing problems. If you feel strange or think that there's something wrong, don’t wait. Go straight to your closest clinic or hospital.

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Nelly

Hi Girls,oh by the way am new😊❤️ So far as I've read these stories just got much interests.❤️ So will just say as girls,ladies love yourself,pack yourself ❤️ In this world it's never be about men and will never ever. Take care❤️Do You ❤️defy your arts❤️Stay Focused....on your books and we'll-being😊❤️ Aim of life is to Chase the Positivity ❤️ that you deserve ❤️ Do you❤️By you❤️On you❤️

July 31, 2022, 8:18 p.m.

Chabolo

Hey I am new here,I need help about about something I think I have a cauliflower disease

May 24, 2022, 7:08 a.m.

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Nelly

Cauliflower dear it's an infection am getting confused,can you specify where? And how old are you??

You must love your friend

March 20, 2022, 9:01 p.m.

Yeah germs can be very harmful and you might get sick easily

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

I totally agree

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

I hv a medium size body , I hv big cheeks and big belly and I aslo hv black spots all over my face ,I wanna say is can I get any tips that wll help with my problem.

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

Hy springsters,i kinda have a bad smell on my vagina...i think its the discharges...so my friend advised me to do papsmear and i am scared to do that... Do you think i have to do it?

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

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Every vagina has an odour and the odour varies from woman to woman. If you're experiencing abnormally strong odour here are some things you can try. -Stay hydrated, drink at least 8 glasses of water a day -Wear 100% cotton underwear and try and avoid silk and lace -Urinate after engaging in sexual intercouse -Maintain good hygiene but avoid over cleaning. Do not douche or use fragranced soaps -Try using Gyna Guard or Femagene which is a intimate wash which you can find in the pads isle -Eat more fruits and vegetables - Wear loose clothing -Eat more yogurt, it contains probiotics beneficial for your vaginal health Home treatments usually help reduce unusual vaginal odor in about a week. If the odor isn’t gone, or if it becomes stronger, you should see a doctor. A strong vaginal odor can be a sign of a larger problem, one that you may be unable to treat on your own. It’s better to see a doctor early, before the problem grows worse.

I am 17...i am fat, hve big belly, big breasts... I kinda feel that i am old because of my appearance... The thing is that my peers hve small bodies so i cnt fit in,in many activities like swimming because obviously we hve to undress n showing myself its a bit annoying part... All i want to do is to slim but before that i want to reduce my breasts... But the thing is that i don't know the consequences of reducing my breasts... Help please

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

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Hi Springster. Here's a story that I think you should read http://za.heyspringster.com/sections/my-life/look-in-the-mirror/

I AM FAT I WANT TO SLIM WHAT SHOULD I DO??

Accept yourself the way you are bbe..

Hi I'm a 20 year old virgin and I missed my periods I think this is the 3rd if not the 4th month, I'm worried is it normal or abnormal?

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

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Hi Springster. It's important to know that most women will experience irregular bleeding at some point in their life. A period showing up unexpected or delayed does not always mean something serious is going on. But your period showing up whenever it wants can be stressful. Your period may show up earlier than expected, or not show up at all. Here are the most common causes that can cause a delayed or early period thus causing an irregular menstrual cycle: – Medication – Stress and anxiety – Puberty ( When teens first start having periods, their menstrual cycles may not always be on the same schedule every month.) – Extreme exercise or dieting – Hormonal birth control such as contraceptive pills or emergency contraception – Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) ( This medical condition causes tiny cysts to form on ovaries, interfering with regular ovulation). If it doesn't return when your next cycle comes then I recommend you visit your nearest clinic or doctor for professional medical advice.

Shapo

It's normal it's may be the food tht you eat don't be worried bbe you maybe after 2months or1 you will be okay

Hi am 18 years old When i finish my Periods my Discharge becomes Brown .I dont get what happened?

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

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Hi Springster. Thank you for your comment. Brown discharge is just an indication that your period is coming to an end. It's just "cleaning out" your womb. Old blood looks brown. So no need for you to be stressed about it.

Hi im 16 years old.Every time when i dream about my crush i feel something wet like a discharge coming out of my vagina. What do i do?

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

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Hi Springster. Don't panic. Eventually, everyone enters a stage called puberty. During puberty, sex hormones awaken. Don’t be embarrassed, even flowers have to reproduce! Sex is how we reproduce and reproduction is a fact of life. Humans do it, animals do it, and plants do it.

Hi is it okay or normal to wipe your vagina every time you get a discharge,I've been doing that ever since my body started realising it.I don't feel comfortable when wet.

March 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m.

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Hi Kitty_4. Yes that's normal for you if you'd like to keep fresh. I'd suggest panty liners to protect your underwear and to keep clean.

Me tooo and I discharge about 6-7 times a day thats why I clean everytime am totally scared is it normal to discharge so much times Gabi??????

How Do I Remove Stretched Marks On My Body ? And How Do I Get To Gain Complexion As Well ?Help Me Girls

March 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m.

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Hey Matilda, thanks for your comment. Look in the mirror, you are beautiful just the way you are. If you're looking to brighten up your skin, look for products with lemon in them. Good luck Springster!

Girls um suffering for period pain now um in pain

March 20, 2022, 8:58 p.m.

Guys my stomach is painful I don't knw wat to do

March 20, 2022, 8:58 p.m.

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Hi Springster, stomach pains happen but if the pain persists then you should visit a clinic or doctor.

I guys my feet are arching. what can i do to stop the pain

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

This was really helpful

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

Hey Springster I usually have shortness of breath when I carry heavy load or when walking upwards 😔plz help!! 😵😭

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

This was really helpful. You should really write more articles about how you should take care of yourself 🙏

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

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Hello Favourite we are glad the article could help.

With springster you don't need to go to school to learn about hygiene and staff you find it all here. I'm so happy that I would get whatever assistant I need health related or other things .😊

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

Hy i don' know anymore i am experiencing problems in ma *igina bad smell yellowish discharge and i seeked help i used some pills but did'n work help me

March 20, 2022, 8:56 p.m.

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Hey Momozah, talking about the vagina is not always easy but there is no reason to be scared even though it may seem like our vaginas have lives of their own. The only time you might worry is when the smell is different to what you’re used to. If it comes with other things (like a burning sensation when you pee, blood in your urine and thick discharge that looks like egg white, is yellow or green), then these could be signs of a sexually transmitted infection. If this happens, don’t panic. Go to a clinic or pharmacy, where you will be tested and given antibiotics if necessary. For more information read our article http://za.heyspringster.com/sections/my-body/everything-you-need-know/. Please go to a clinic or doctor so they can check out what's happening with you and give you the proper medication you need.

Hi galz im new here

March 20, 2022, 8:56 p.m.

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Welcome Nustum! We're extremely happy to have you here!

Shapo

Welcome

I HV a problem of sleeping too much wt MIT be de cause ad m nt pregnant ad I like to sl p everyday

March 20, 2022, 8:56 p.m.

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Hey Patricia4Girly, there is nothing wrong with sleeping everyday. You should be getting about 6-8 hours of sleep everyday depending on when your mind and body feels refreshed enough to wake up. If you still feeling like you're sleeping more than you need to, ask yourself if you're feeling fatigued and tired during the day. If you are, then perhaps you need to check if your diet is giving you the right amount of energy levels you need. Some foods like carbs (bread, potatoes and so on) make you feel tired if you eat them more than you need to. You can also exercise to get your energy levels up a bit more. If you can't see any other reason why you could be feeling this way, then perhaps it's best to see a doctor to go see what the issue could be.

Hi guys I'm new here can I get welcome

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

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March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

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Kenny

No you don't it's because maybe you wear to much clothing at nigth

If you sneeze close your mouth and nose

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

Thinks to be a part of springsters

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

hi

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

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Kenny

Hey