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what is frequent respiratory infections

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
Lots of things: Technically, viruses, bacteria and fungus are infections. There are lots of other things that can cause a persistent cough. Some will go way on their ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Baldwin
15 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Impaired muscles: When dmd affects the muscles of breathing, patients have difficulty clearing secretions which can lead to increased infections. Chest pt can be usefu ... Read More
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Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Reduced muscle stren: the most likely cause is the weakness of the intercoastal muscles, that reduces the expansion of the chest. Also, scoliosis will reduce the available ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
28 years experience Hematology
Leukopenia: The list of things that can cause leukopenia is very long and includes both benign and malignant conditions. It is very important that this be evaluat ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
26 years experience Pulmonology
Number of causes: Infection itself can cause leukopenia due to demand supply issue. Drugs can do it. So can cancers, certain type of infections and a host of causes tha ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
26 years experience Pulmonology
Low 'fighters': With dmd and its subsets, there are some cases with affected white cell lines and the immunoglob as well. Add to this problem of poor muscles power ... Read More
A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Recurrent URI: If your child is attending daycare that is a very good reason for recurrent URI, her elevated neutrophil count is expected as a response to these infe ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
48 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
One should first...: With this background and current Health issues of the Planet. One should first take Aleve or Ibuprofen for the aches and pains and possible Fever, Sto ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
The term "upper....: ...Respiratory infection" is the medical name for the common cold. Can elders catch colds? Yes.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Johnston
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't bother: It's a combo of different herbal preparations. In lab rats and mice, a small study showed that low doses of septilin may help but high doses of septil ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Good hygeine: Viral infections are spread because of poor habits. Wash hands well, do not have someone sneeze or cough into their hands and then shake yours or vi ... Read More

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