A 21-year-old member asked:
What is more serious of a disease, lower respiratory tract infections or upper respiratory tract infections?
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Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Lower respiratory: Upper respiratory infections involve upper airways such as throat, nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, eustachian tubes, trachea as, nd bronchi. When the disease process in the bronchi, or bronchitis, continues, it could begin to involve lower airways in the lung tissues, which is then more advanced lower respiratory infections or pneumonia.
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Infectious Disease 49 years experience
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A 39-year-old member asked:
What's the difference between upper and lower respiratory tract infection ?
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Pediatrics 28 years experience
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