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Upper airway infection medication

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Cough and runnig: Stuffiness runny nose, low grade fever, post-nasal drip, and cough;the cough is usually dry , with post-nasal drip, the cough may bring up some of the... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Tomberlin
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Cold: This is an infection that is in the area from your nose/mouth down into your throat, but does not extend into the lungs. Lung infection would be calle... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Antibiotics tylenol (acetaminophen): Antibiotics are not effective in fighting viral infections. However, antibiotics are appropriate if the health care practitioner suspects that a bacte... Read More
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 56 years experience
Depends: Viiral time and fluid . Bacterial: antibiotics, time and fluid! good humidity do not smoke!
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: Since most are viral, you just provide comfort care. If a doc believes there is reason to believe there are bacterial complications like a middle ear ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Try your native herb: Most such infections are viral and thus antibiotics usually don't help. One of my favorite treatments for URI's and sinusitis is a herb native to Sout... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Symptoms: If you are producing sputum, it may be analyzed to determine the type of bacterial infection that you have and the resistance pattern. A fever and con... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karla Groves
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Depends: If you are looking for symptomatic treatment of sore throat pain, i like chloraseptic throat spray and tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength as direc... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Try sinus rinse: You can get a Netipot and do regular sinus rinses with salt water. Great for allergies as well so you will have less postnasal drip and hence less sor... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
5-7 days: What medicine?Most throat infections at this age are viral and heal naturally in an average 5-7 days.Unless there was a positive strep test, and the i... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Side Effect: Sounds like a fungal overgrowth due to the medication. You need to reconnect with the prescriber and they can go from there. Using Probiotics, yogurt... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Dr. can check throat: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More