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Symptoms Of Acute Coryza
I have an upper respiratory infection and have been taking clarithromycin for 2 days. I now have cold like symptoms an a blocked ear. Is this normal?
Blocked ear: Quite common. Do not worry about it. The infection can take a week to ten days to clear. Good luck and hang in there. See my other answer to this question. ...Read more
My doctor said I had acute coryza, but according to the stuff on the web, it doesn't include the severe chest congestion I had? Is it something else?
The same: Some people call an upper respiratory infection a cold, both are usually caused by a virus and treating the symptoms is all that is necessary while your body fights the infection. If your child is has a fever, is having trouble eating or breathing, you should see your family doctor. Colds, and all other upper respiratory infections, are contagious, so avoid coughing/touching or kissing people. ...Read more
Had a bad cold for a month and noticed new A1C test went up for no reason. can prolonged upper respiratory infection cause blood glucose increase?
I have upper respiratory infection - recurring several times. Doctor finally prescribed Zpack today along with valACYclovir for cold sores. I took fir?
Restate question: I am not sure what you are asking- please resubmit . ...Read more
I have a sore throat, dry cough, fatigue, sometimes runny nose and body aches. Is this a cold, flu, or upper respiratory infection?
Coryza: An acute, mild, self-limiting catarrhal .syndromePreventing the spread of the common cold is very difficult but simple measures to prevent the spread of acute respiratory infections, such as hand washing, wearing masks and wearing gloves, have been shown to be effective.Vitamin D deficiency is thought to lower resistance to respiratory infections.Alcohol hand rub is not effective at reducing transmission of cold viruses ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common cold: Coryza is a term for a runny nose and is usually due to viral infection with the various strains of common cold virus. Take tylenol (acetaminophen) if you have fever, drink plenty of fluids and get some rest till it passes. You should avoid exposure to people with common cold and wash your hands frequently. ...Read more