Upper Respiratory Issues

Upper respiratory infections can happen at any time but are most common in the fall and winter. The vast majority of upper respiratory infections are caused by viruses and are self-limited. Symptoms may include cough, sneezing, nasal discharge, nasal congestion, runny nose, fever, scratchy or sore throat, and nasal breathing. The symptoms of upper respiratory infection usually last between 3-14 days; if symptoms last longer than 14 days make an appointment to speak to your doctor.