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Upper respiratory tract infection

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Respiratory Tract Infections: Common Causes – Respiratory Medicine | Lecturio

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Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

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Upper Respiratory Infections

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Upper Respiratory Infection Treatment with Family Physician Dr. Mason Jones

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Antibiotic use in upper respiratory tract infection management

Upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) are illnesses caused by an acute infection which involves the upper respiratory tract including the nose, sinuses, pharynx or larynx. This commonly includes nasal obstruction, sore throat, tonsillitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, sinusitis, otitis media, and the common cold. Most infections are viral in nature and in other instances the cause is bacterial. Upper respiratory tract infections can also be fungal or helminth in origin, but these are far less common.
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