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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
My husband has coryza every morning till afternoon very often. What will u suggest us urgent please ?
Depends: Coryza can be caused by infection as well as allergies. There are some other less common causes as well. If this has been ongoing for more than a few weeks it's unlikely to be a typical cold. You can try antihistamines.Nasal steroids are sometimes used as well. The best thing however would be to see your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am suffering from coryza from about 25 days ago at night with no fever. Is it dangerous and what are the possible causes
What are the symptoms of upper respiratory infection and what kinds of drugs can give to baby of 8 month old?
No drugs: Symptoms of URI are runny nose, cough, low grade fever, decreased appetite etc. Please do not use any over the counter medicines besides tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin for reducing the fever. Most of the uri's are self limiting and symptomatic treatment with lots of fluids and rest are sufficient. If there is worsening of symptoms please see your pediatrician. ...Read more
Can pregnancy symtoms going away when your sick with a upper respiratory infection? I had pregnancy symptoms up untill i got sick?period is due mon.
Can you get a upper respiratory infection with symptoms of just shortness of breath and lightheaded?
Uncertain: Symptoms of shortness of breath and lightheadedness may be the result of an upper respiratory infection, but other conditions, such as heart failure, chronic obstructive lung disease, heart attack, stroke, other serious infections in the blood stream or abdomen, diabetes with severe acidosis, dehydration, or intestinal hemorrhage can cause the same symptoms. A prompt medical evaluation is needed. ...Read more
What could these symptoms indicate? My daughter is lethargic and has dischrage from her left eye. She also might have an upper respiratory infection.
Conjunctivitis: "Pink eye" or conjunctivitis can be caused by bacteria, viruses, or allergies. The bacteria type usually has redness and drainage from the eye lids all day. The virus and allergy type may be goopy in the morning, but more teary during the day. If she has a fever >101 or feels sick, she should probably be checked by her doctor. ...Read more
I have an acute upper respiratory infection according to the doctor. Why does my upper back and right shoulder hurts/sore when I cough?
Chest muscles can: easily become quite fatigued & soar from stabilizing your rib cage with recurring coughing. This is probably the most likely basis. Pleuritis, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/pleurisy is also a possibility & the list goes on & on. Study: https://www.google.com/#q=URI+chest+pain for additional ideas; yet caution to not let imagination/fears run away into rare, highly unlikely possibilities. ...Read more
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?
I have acute otitois media sinisitis upper respiratory infection asthma, strepp and flu. Sick for 12dys how longer will this be? I was on avelox for 7 days, prednisone 50 mg for 5 days antipyrine & benzocaine and norco. I was to be on bed rest and self qu
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