Upper Respiratory Infection Topic Guide
Upper Respiratory Infection: An upper respiratory tract infection is generally caused by a virus and treatment is directed at managing the symptoms of the infection. Viral infections are not responsive to antibiotics. The most common upper respiratory tract infection is the common cold. Upper respiratory infections are contagious thus prevention measures such as frequent hand washing and avoiding other that are ill are the most effective.
Ear Infection (Otitis Media) FAQs What very common condition is responsible for causing most ear infections? MedicineNet doctors answer common frequently asked questions regarding ear infections (otitis media).
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