Doctors for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Chennai Bangalore NH-4, Kanchipuram
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UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS
The upper respiratory tract includes the sinuses, nasal passages, pharynx, and larynx. These structures direct the air we breathe from the outside to the trachea and eventually to the lungs for respiration to take place. An upper respiratory tract infection, or upper respiratory infection, is an infectious process of any of the components of the upper airway. Infection of the specific areas of the upper respiratory tract can be named specifically.
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?
Treatment here includes antibiotics that help in reducing the infestation of the same. Besides this NSAIDS are given to reduce inflammation. Alongside, the patient is also suggested remedies like using Neti poti and inhaling steam to decongest the passage and help in cleansing of the same.
DID YOU KNOW?
URIs are usually contagious hence it is important to avoid being in contact with people who already have been affected by Upper Respiratory Tract Infections.