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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upper_respiratory_tract_infection

In uncomplicated colds, cough and nasal discharge may persist for 14 days or more even after other symptoms have resolved. Acute upper respiratory tract infections include rhinitis, pharyngitis/tonsillitis and laryngitis often referred to as a common cold, and their complications: sinusitis, ...

www.medicinenet.com/upper_respiratory_infection/article.htm

Sep 21, 2017 ... Upper respiratory tract infections (URIs) are contagious infections caused by a variety of bacteria and viruses such as influenza (the flu), strep, rhinoviruses, whooping cough, and diphtheria. Bacterial causes of URIs can be treated and cure with antibiotics, but viral infections can not.

www.healthline.com/health/acute-upper-respiratory-infection

What are the Symptoms Acute Upper Respiratory Infection? A runny nose, nasal congestion, sneezing, cough, and sputum production are the hallmark symptoms of URIs. Symptoms are caused by inflammation of the mucous membranes in the upper respiratory tract. Other symptoms include:.

www.healthline.com/health/acute-respiratory-disease

Mar 29, 2017 ... Acute respiratory infection is an infection that may interfere with normal breathing. It can affect just your upper respiratory system, which starts at your sinuses and ends at your vocal chords. It can also affect just your lower respiratory system, which starts at your vocal chords and ends at your lungs.

www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/pediatrics/upper_respiratory_infection_uri_or_common_cold_90,P02966

An upper respiratory infection (URI), also known as the common cold, is one of the most common illnesses, leading to more health care provider visits and absences from school and work than any other illness every year. ... While there is no cure for the common cold, there are some proven ways to treat your symptoms.

www.emedicinehealth.com/upper_respiratory_infection/article_em.htm

6 days ago ... Get facts about upper respiratory infections such as the common cold. Complications of an upper respiratory infection include sinusitis, ear infections, bronchitis, and pneumonia.

www.onhealth.com/content/1/respiratory_infections_causes

Aug 16, 2016 ... Upper Respiratory Infection. Types of upper respiratory infection include the common cold (head cold), the flu, tonsillitis, laryngitis, and sinus infection. Of the upper respiratory infection symptoms, the most common is a cough. Other symptoms of upper respiratory infection may include stuffy or runny nose, ...

www.rd.com/health/conditions/pneumonia-symptoms

Upper respiratory infections can develop into pneumonia. If you are experiencing these pneumonia symptoms, consult your doctor.

emedicine.medscape.com/article/302460-overview

Feb 17, 2017 ... Upper respiratory tract infection (URI) represents the most common acute illness evaluated in the outpatient setting. URIs range from the common ... This condition is more often found in children aged 1-5 years, who present with a sudden onset of the following symptoms: Sore throat. Drooling, difficulty or ...