Doctors for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Mandihal, Hubli-Dharwad
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UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS
Caused by a series of bacteria and viruses, which leads to multiple tract infections in the upper respiratory tract, which includes breathing problems. In such cases the patient would experience shortness of breath or gasping along with constant coughing, nose block, fever, trouble with eating and swallowing food, pain in the neck, etc.
HOW IS UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS DIAGNOSED?
A General Physician should be able to handle the diagnosis of this condition. However, if the condition is severe, then a Pulmonologist can be consulted. The doctor would conduct a thorough physical examination and for additional confirmation, a chest X-ray can be done. If necessary, blood tests can also be done for a fail-safe diagnosis and to ensure that some of the chronic ones, like asthma, pneumonia and influenza are identified and screened.
HOW IS UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS TREATED?
Upper Respiratory Tract Infections is mostly treated for relief of symptoms and besides medication, steam inhalation and gargling with salt water is a safe way to get relief from Upper Respiratory Tract Infections symptoms.
DID YOU KNOW?
Only in cases of complicated sinus conditions, surgery might be needed to remedy some Upper Respiratory Tract Infections?