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I think I have an upper respiratory infection

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Cold symptoms: Sore throat, runny nose, nasal or sinus congestion, cough, fever, fatigue, headache.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Comfort: You have a cold...rest and hydrate. Not much else you can do. Try not to spread it to others. Please be specific in your next question if you want som ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
16 years experience Family Medicine
Could be normal : Generally speaking patients with illnesses that cause heavy coughing can develop some blood tinged sputum. As long as you're under treatment and it do ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Blocked ear: Quite common. Do not worry about it. The infection can take a week to ten days to clear. Good luck and hang in there. See my other answer to this ques ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Conjunctivitis: "Pink eye" or conjunctivitis can be caused by bacteria, viruses, or allergies. The bacteria type usually has redness and drainage from the eye lids al ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
URI contagious: If you have a viral upper respiratory infection, two - three days. If you have a bacterial respiratory infection, which may follow the viral uri, gene ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience Pediatrics
URI: Upper respiratory infection usually means a cold. Runny nose, congestion, fever, headache and cough all may be symptoms or any combination of them. Ur ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There are over a: 100 viruses that can cause URI's.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Christophel
16 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It depends: On how long you have had it and how serious it is. If minor symptoms, consider reading the link below for some advice. http://summaries.cochrane.org/ ... Read More
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