Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infections Treatment

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How to Treat Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infections


The treatment and management of colds and influenza mainly involves alleviating your symptoms, though they ordinarily resolve on their own. If you have a chronic health condition, a cold or influenza can worsen whatever condition you have, particularly diabetes and chronic heart and lung diseases. Occasionally viral upper respiratory infections develop into complications like ear or Sinusitis or Pneumonia.

The goals of treatment are threefold:

  • Make yourself comfortable while the illness runs its course.
  • Manage other conditions so they do not worsen during upper respiratory infection.
  • Prevent complications from developing.

Treatment involves the following:

There are no surgical procedures for the treatment of colds and influenza.



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