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Recent Upper Respiratory Infection
An infection of the upper or lower respiratory tract. Upper respiratory tract infections include the common cold, laryngitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis and otitis media. Lower respiratory tract infections include bronchitis, bronchiolitis, tracheitis and pneumonia. These infections can be caused by a ...Read more
Sinus infection: Most viral respiratory infections will resolve spontaneously after 7=10 days. Persistent cold like symptoms is suggestive of sinus infection. Frequently with sinus infections there is associated cough. Sinusitis will sometimes also resolve spontaneously or respond to antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have 3-4 white spots in an enlarged tonsil for about 1 week, which seem to be worsening. No pain, fever. About 2 weeks ago I have a viral upper respiratory infection. No recent abx or steroids.
I recently had an upper respiratory infection. With the symptoms of congestion;nasal drip sore throat and pain in sinuses. I still have a slight sore?
Baby got ear infection followed by upper respiratory infection,recent small red spots on tummy and chest.Could it be chickenpox?Hasnt had vaccine.
Infection of airways: An upper respiratory infection refers to an infection that involves the lining of the breathing passages above the lungs. It usually refers to infections that involve multiple areas simultaneously such as the nose, sinus, ears, throat, voice box, or windpipe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aggravating factor: Smoking triggers a chronic outpouring of respiratory mucous that tries to trap & remove the irritating particles that enter the lung. This increases the food available for inhaled bacteria that can cause bronchitis & pneumonia. The injury to the tissue lining the airways allows viruses easier access to attach & breed. Germs cause, but smoking facilitates these diseases. ...Read more
You can't: You don't "cure" viral uris. They go away on their own while you treat the symptoms. ...Read more
M.D. visit: It is important to clear the nasal passages with saline and gentle suction. Babies breath through their noses at this age. Monitor the baby's temperature and report any fever to your doctor. Keep the baby well hydrated and the number of wet diapers should be the same as usual. It is best to see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Almost all are: The vast majority of colds/upper respiratory infections are viral, highly contagious, and self limited. The average person gets 1-3 colds per year. Princeton, wv, or anywhere else, hand washing and common sense should prevail in defense against colds. It stinks to have one, but buying some kleenex, hand sanitizer and waiting it out are usually the best approach. ...Read more
Hi, i get viral upper respiratory infection like every two months. Otherwise healthy, should i worry?
Probably okay: This is probably not a concern. Viruses that cause upper respiratory infections are common. Here's some things to do to try and prevent getting infected. Wash hands frequently and keep them away from your face. Avoid areas where people are coughing and sneezing. Check with your doctor to get some basic lab test done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can anything be given to treat an upper respiratory infection or does it just have to run it's course?
URT infection: If it's viral, it has to run it's course. bacterial URT infection is treated with antibiotics. best for you to see your primary care doc or a pulmonologist if it does not resolve in a week. ...Read more
Went to dr and have upper respiratory infection and all he gave was cough pills..should i see another dr?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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