Upper Respiratory Infection (cont.)
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Upper Respiratory Infection Follow-up
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 seeking 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 Robert Cox, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Infectious Disease
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/12/2016
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