Upper Respiratory Infection (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
Most upper respiratory infections resolve within a few days and no follow-up is required.
Upper Respiratory Infection Prevention
We live in a social world in which people come into close contact with others every day.
Upper respiratory infection prevention includes:
Upper Respiratory Infection Prognosis (Outlook)
Upper respiratory infections are a common occurrence and most people will get two to four colds per year. Research continues to try to find vaccines and treatments that can lessen the symptoms of a cold and perhaps decrease the number of infections a person will get each year.
Medically reviewed by Peter O'Connor, MD; American Board of Otolaryngology with subspecialty in Sleep Medicine
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/12/2014
Must Read Articles Related to Upper Respiratory Infection
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Upper Respiratory Infection:
Upper Respiratory Infection - Experience
Please describe your experience with upper respiratory infection.
Upper Respiratory Infection - Symptoms
What are your symptoms of upper respiratory infection?
Upper Respiratory Infection - Home Remedies
What are your home remedies of upper respiratory infection?
Lung Disease/COPD Resources
- Early Care for Your Premature Baby
- What to Eat When You Have Cancer
- When to Take More Pain Medication