Germs Make You Sick
If a lot of germs are in your body you will get sick. There are
many germs that make you sick , but some won't.
Germs come in many shapes. Some germs look like Jell-O or a
beehive to me.
When you get sick it's usually because the pathogen, or germ, is
unfamiliar to your system, and your body reacts trying to fight.
The bacteria or viruses are the kinds of germs that attack your
bodies and make you not feel well. When you get a sore throat or a
cold you have germs attacking your body.
Have you ever had Athlete's Foot? That means germs are attacking
your body. That germ is a fungus.
These little microscopic enemies will try everything to get in
your body. That's why you must wash and clean any cuts you get. Any
cut in the skin is an invitation for the germ to get into your
You can clean with soap and warm water and use antibiotic
ointments like Neosporin, after cleaning with hydrogen peroxide.
How many of you like having a "runny nose?" Not a pretty site!
Earaches and sore throats are not fun either. The germs attacking
your nose, ears and throats are winning. Do we want them to win?
Sometimes germs change and become smart germs . Many times our
medicines don't work. The germs develop adaptations and aren't killed
by the antibiotics as well as earlier. New antibiotics are being
developed all the time to continue the fight against germs.
How do these germs invade and
attack your body?
- You can breath germs from
outside and others.
- You may eat food or
water with bacteria growing.
- Putting hands in your mouth
can give transportation to certain bacteria into your
- Germs get in the skin from
cuts and scrapes.
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