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Macrobid for upper respiratory infection

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Weeks
Family Medicine 46 years experience
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 61 years experience
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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
A Verified Doctoranswered
21 years experience
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
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Fever: Typically the fever last 2-3 days at most. Feel better.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
Cardiology 28 years experience
Fever,sputum : If you have a fever and coughing up greenish sputum it is time to go see a doctor.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frine Roca
Pediatrics 44 years experience
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.
A member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Maybe: You have had a lot of coughing or straining. Have an examination with your doctor to check for a possible hernia.
A male asked:
Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Yes it can, but if the swelling persists for a week or two after the infection is gone, then you need to visit your doctor to be sure it is not a sign... Read More
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