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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Weeks
44 years experience Family Medicine
Usually none: The diagnosis can usually be made by taking a history and examining the patient. In most cases no tests are necessary. Cultures, rapid strep screens, ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Usually: nose, throat & airways.
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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: An upper respiratory tract infection is always contagious. The word that you use, infection, means that it is usually viral and much less frequently ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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IBS: How do you know you have IBS? Certain diagnostic criteria must be met in order to diagnose IBS. These are called the Rome criteria. Look them up. IBS ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Both: You could be infected by the coronavirus while in the midst of a simple viral upper respiratory tract infection or head cold. The latter doesn't "turn ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Fever: Typically the fever last 2-3 days at most. Feel better.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not for uri: Steroid shot are usually given by m d in case severe asthma attack or laringitis or severe allergic reactions...
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
26 years experience Cardiology
Fever,sputum : If you have a fever and coughing up greenish sputum it is time to go see a doctor.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frine Roca
42 years experience Pediatrics
No, not with URI.: No, as the number one cause of URI is rhinovirus and as such, treatment is supportive. Tmp/smz is an antibiotic and is not indicated.
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