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when should i go back to work after a uri

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
URI Symptoms: As long as the symptoms have improved significantly, i think going back to work would be fine. If you still need cold medicine, i wouldn't go back ye ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anshu Guleria
33 years experience Urology
Not drinking enough: Dark urine is usually concentrated because your not drinking enough. Blood can darken the urine, so can bilirubin. Both can be easily checked on a ur ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
28 years experience Urology
Yes and no : Urised will help the symptoms and rarely cure the problem. You probably need antibiotics. For more info see www.Peedoc.Com. @thepeedoc.
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Urised is for easing UTI-related symptoms such as burning voiding, urgency, etc., not for eradicating UTI-causing bacteria. More? Ask Doc timely.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Vandersteen
31 years experience Pediatric Urology
See below: A UTI is a generic term for an infection in the urinary tract. More specific definitions include pyelonephritis (kidney infection), cystitis (bladder ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: It is a good option for those who can't tolerate a long course (more than three weeks) of antibiotic or have another reason why they can't take the or ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
No: Steroids can be helpful for systemic inflammatory conditions or for asthma exacerbations but can have possible significant side effects. It would not ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
21 years experience Geriatrics
Judgement call: It really is a judgement call. As long as you don't have a fever and can control your cough and runny nose, you should pose little risk to your co-wor ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Be more specific: You need to be more specific about what you do and what safety standards are in place.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Interesting question: I would not suggest that for uri. A mask is a symbol of something infectious and "bad" and may set off a misperception that you have something awful. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denny Cho
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Stress: Chronic stress can lead to many problems involving your physical health. At some point your body does not know the difference between physical and ps ... Read More

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