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Inflammation is the response of a body tissue against any harmful pathogen, injury, irritation, burn or wound. The signs of inflammation are swelling, pain, redness, heat etc. It is the first step of self protection provided by our immune system.
 Antibiotics act by blocking certain biochemical pathways which are essential for the survival of bacteria like cell wall formation, protein synthesis etc.
For example: Penicillin is an antibiotic. It blocks the formation of cell wall in bacteria, which makes bacteria weak and ultimately results in death of bacteria. 

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