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Disease or Condition — Lung and Respiratory Disorders:
acute URI

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Description

Acute upper respiratory infection (URI) NOS is a general term used to describe a variety of infections that affect the upper respiratory tract, including the nose, throat, sinuses, and larynx. These infections can be caused by a variety of viruses, bacteria, and fungi, and can range from mild to severe. Symptoms of a URI NOS can include sore throat, runny nose, nasal congestion, sneezing, coughing, fever, and fatigue. Treatment for a URI NOS typically involves rest, fluids, and over-the-counter medications to relieve symptoms. In some cases, antibiotics may be prescribed if the infection is caused by bacteria.

Synonyms
  • acute upper respiratory infection
  • upper respiratory infection
  • URI
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