Respiratory Tract Infection (RTI)

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Respiratory Tract Infection Symptoms, Causes and Treatment 


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What is Respiratory Tract Infection?

RTIss (Respiratory Tract Infections)) areare the type of conditions that can affect any part of the any body area that is involved in breathing. They are commonly divided into classes: Lower Respiratory Tract Infections that affect lungs and airways, Upper Respiratory Tract Infections that affect sinus, throat, and nose.

The doctor can recommend effective treatment only after diagnosing the type of RTI.

Symptoms for Lower Respiratory Tract Infection

Lower Respiratory Tract affects lungs and airways. It can cause pneumonia, bronchiolitis, tuberculosis, and bronchitis.

Lower RTI includes symptoms of:

  • Breathlessness

  • Wheezing

  • Tight feeling in chest

  • Coughing (with mucus or without)

  • Breathing faster than usual

Symptoms for Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

This kind of RTI affects throat, nose and sinuses. Moreover, tonsillitis, sinusitis, laryngitis and common cold are all examples of Upper Respiratory Tract Infection.

Its Symptoms include:

Treatment for Respiratory Tract Infection

It can be caused by either bacteria or viruses. Before recommendations, the doctors need to diagnose the type of RTI. They will discuss the symptoms during the consultation and will use the information in making diagnoses and for suggesting effective medication and treatment.

Causes of Respiratory Tract Infections

RTI can be passed on through bacteria and contagious viruses. You can catch this virus by direct contact or by indirect contact. In addition to this direct contact is someone's breath and indirect contact is touching an infected surface. Symptoms of the viruses take a few days to appear, so it is easy to get caught by this virus without even realizing.