home > cold and flu center > cold and flu a-z list > upper respiratory infection index Upper Respiratory Infection Upper Respiratory InfectionRelated Health News « Back to Upper Respiratory Infection Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Babies' Vulnerability to Colds Tied to Immune Response at Birth Esbriet, Ofev Approved to Treat Deadly Lung Disease FDA Approves First Combo Drug for Diabetes, Cholesterol Hospital-Acquired Infections Cost $10 Billion a Year: Study Infections Might Raise Stroke Risk in Children: Study Low Vitamin D in Newborns Linked to Wheezing Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Esbriet, Ofev Approved to Treat Deadly Lung Disease Hospital-Acquired Infections Cost $10 Billion a Year: Study Babies' Vulnerability to Colds Tied to Immune Response at Birth Infections Might Raise Stroke Risk in Children: Study FDA Approves First Combo Drug for Diabetes, Cholesterol Low Vitamin D in Newborns Linked to Wheezing Suggested Reading on Upper Respiratory Tract Infection by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 32 articles Swollen Lymph Nodes Lymph nodes help the Sinus Infection (Sinusitis) Sinus infection (sinusitis) is caused by allergies, Laryngitis Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box (vocal cords). The most common cause of acute Diarrhea Diarrhea is a change is the frequency and looseness of bowel movements. Symptoms associated with diarrhea are cramping, abdominal pain, and the sensation Infectious Mononucleosis Infectious mononucleosis is a virus infection in which there is an increase of white blood cells that are mononuclear (with a single nucleus) "Mono" Bronchitis (Acute) Bronchitis is inflammation of the airways in the lung. Acute bronchitis is is short in duration (10 to 20 days) in comparison with chronic bronchitis, Tonsillitis It is thought that the tonsils and adenoids assist the body in fighting incoming bacteria and viruses by helping the body form antibodies. This is thought Cough (Chronic Cough) Chronic cough is a cough that does not go away and is generally a symptom of another disorder such as Fever Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 F (37 C), in practice, a person is usually not considered to have a significant Strep Throat Strep throat (Group A, beta hemolytic, streptococcus pyogene, GAS) bacterial infection of the throat. Signs and symptoms of strep throat include headache, Sinus Headache Sinus headache is caused by a sinus infection or Headache Headaches can be divided into two categories: primary Hoarseness Hoarseness (abnormal deep, harsh, raspy voice) is caused by a variety of conditions in which the larynx (voice box and vocal chords) are irritated or injured. Sore Throat Sore throats are generally described as pain or discomfort in the throat area. A sore throat may be caused by bacterial or viral infections; toxins, irritants, Ear Infection (Otitis Media) Middle ear infection or inflammation ( Pericarditis Pericarditis is the inflammation of the Common Cold The common cold (viral Nausea and Vomiting Nausea is an uneasiness of the stomach that often precedes vomiting. Nausea and vomiting are not diseases, but they are symptoms of many conditions. The Bad Breath Bad breath can result from poor oral hygiene habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath, also called halitosis, can be made worse by Is a Sinus Infection Contagious? Sinus infection (sinusitis) is infection (viral, bacterial, or fungal) or inflammation of the sinuses. Sympotms of sinus infection are cough, bad breath, Meningitis Encephalitis is a brain inflammation that causes sudden fever, vomiting, headache, light sensitivity, stiff neck and back, drowsiness, and irritability. Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Whooping cough (pertussis) is highly 20 Sore Throat Home Remedies A sore throat can be caused by viral infections like the common cold, the flu, or mumps. Sore throats caused by bacterial infections include diphtheria, Rheumatic Fever Rheumatic fever is a disease that sometimes occurs after a group A streptococcal infection of the throat. Symptoms and signs include carditis, polyarthritis, Flu (Influenza) Influenza ( Children's Cough Causes and Treatments Children's cough causes include infection, acid reflux, asthma, allergies or sinus infection, whooping cough, and exposure to irritants. Treatment for Myocarditis Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart Respiratory Syncytial Virus Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) Is a Cough Contagious? There are many types of coughs, for example, dry cough, wet cough, a barking cough, whooping cough, stress induced cough, and acute and chronic cough. 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