Upper Respiratory Infection
An upper respiratory infection is a common viral infection that affects the throat, airways, and nose. This easily-spread infection involves an inflammation of those areas, and usually lasts a week to ten days.
What are the symptoms of an upper respiratory infection?
A sore or scratchy throat, sneezing, coughing, and a stuffy nose.
What are the treatments?
Rest and medication that you can purchase over-the-counter.* You may also consult your doctor for further advice, and especially if your symptoms do not improve within two weeks.
* Individual results may vary.