Respiratory Tract Infections; Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Respiratory tract infections

Respiratory tract infections (RTI) are illnesses caused by an acute infection which involves the upper respiratory tract including the nose, sinuses, pharynx or larynx. This commonly includes nasal obstruction, sore throat, tonsillitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, sinusitis, otitis media, and the common cold.[3]Most infections are viral in nature and in other instances the cause is bacterial.[rx] Upper respiratory tract infections can also be fungal or helminth in origin, but these are far less common.[rx] Upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) or the common cold Read More …

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Muscle Spasms / Wasting; Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Muscle Spasms / Wasting

Muscle Spasms / Wasting is a sudden and involuntary contraction of one or more of your muscles. If you’ve ever been awakened in the night or stopped in your tracks by a sudden charley horse, you know that muscle cramps can cause severe pain. Though generally harmless, muscle cramps can make it temporarily impossible to use the affected muscle. Causes of Muscle Read More …

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