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Are there alternative treatments for diphtheria?

There are no proven alternative treatments for diphtheria. In fact, if you think you have diphtheria, seek medical attention immediately, as this is a contagious, life-threatening disease. However, one can aid in the recovery process by getting lots of rest and making sure to abstain from any physical activity, especially if the heart has been affected.

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