Doctors for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in New Cotton Market, 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?
Diagnosis is done by a pulmonologist who would do a routine check up and also do a scan to check for lung infections.
HOW IS UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS TREATED?
People with upper respiratory infections typically diagnose themselves and treat their symptoms at home without requiring doctor's visit or prescription medications. Rest is an important step in treating upper respiratory infections. Usual activities, such as, working and light exercising may be continued as much as tolerated. Increased intake of oral fluids is also generally advised to keep up with the fluid loss from runny nose, fevers, and poor appetite associated with upper respiratory infections.
DID YOU KNOW?
Strategies to prevent this condition include:
• Avoid being in close contact with people who are sick.
• Wipe down objects such as remote controls, phones and doorknobs that may be touched by people in the house who have a URI.
• Cover your mouth and nose if you are the one who is sick.
• Stay home if you are sick.