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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Squamous: Metaplasia does occur.
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Dr. Rashed Hasan
31 years experience Pediatrics
URTI: Upper respiratory infection (urti) usually refer to symptoms of runny or congested nose +/- fever, malaise and aches and pain usually due to a virus s ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Bloom
48 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The most common cause of the common cold, sore throat, sinus infection, bronchitis or even many ear infections are cold viruses. But also bacteria suc ... Read More
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Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Rhinitis, nasopharyngitis or the common cold, pharyngitis, rhinosinusitis or sinusitis, and laryngitis can be caused by viral infections. Most common ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Bloom
48 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: All the same viruses that can cause the common cold, as well as others, (influenza virus, measles, etc.) can cause lowere respiratory infection (bronc ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Symptoms: chronic bronchitis would be one possibility
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
URI causes: There are a whole host of viruses that attack the respiratory tract and cause URI type symptoms (cough, sore throat, fever etc). Many times doctors ca ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Lower respiratory: Upper respiratory infections involve upper airways such as throat, nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, eustachian tubes, trachea as, nd bronchi. When the ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Sort of...: Norovirus usually causes more GI problems than pulmonary, but cough can develop. Usually, an infection is self limited, but if it was severe, and you ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
REMOVE FB's: Any foreign body in 'the respiratory tract' probably should be removed. Foreign bodies in the bronchi/trachea of the lungs can cause irritation, cough ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
35 years experience Pulmonology
Not really: By using special masks you can decreased the chances but we are all involved in this planet we need to drecreased pollution, recycle products & hel ... Read More

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