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what is an upper respiratory tract infection?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
URI: Upper Respiratory infections can involve the pharynx, larynx, nose or sinuses. Most are caused by viruses.
Answered on Jun 13, 2019

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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URI: Upper Respiratory infections can involve the pharynx, larynx, nose or sinuses. Most are caused by viruses.
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