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What is Nasopharyngitis?

What is Nasopharyngitis?

  • Nasopharyngitis: Nasopharyngitis is a contagious, viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory system, primarily.It is the most common infectious disease in humans.

Nasopharyngitis: Introduction

Types of Nasopharyngitis:

Broader types of Nasopharyngitis:

How serious is Nasopharyngitis?

Prognosis of Nasopharyngitis: The disease is generally mild and self-limiting.The symptoms usually resolve spontaneously in 7 to 10 days but some can last for up to three weeks.
Complications of Nasopharyngitis: see complications of Nasopharyngitis

What causes Nasopharyngitis?

Causes of Nasopharyngitis: see causes of Nasopharyngitis

What are the symptoms of Nasopharyngitis?

Symptoms of Nasopharyngitis: see symptoms of Nasopharyngitis

Complications of Nasopharyngitis: see complications of Nasopharyngitis

Onset of Nasopharyngitis: Symptoms can occur shortly thereafter, and usually begin within 2 to 5 days after infection, although occasionally in as little as 10 hours after infection.

Can anyone else get Nasopharyngitis?

More information: see contagiousness of Nasopharyngitis

Nasopharyngitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Nasopharyngitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Nasopharyngitis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nasopharyngitis: Family Practice Physician, Pediatrician, Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nasopharyngitis.
Treatments for Nasopharyngitis: see treatments for Nasopharyngitis

Name and Aliases of Nasopharyngitis

Main name of condition: Nasopharyngitis

Other names or spellings for Nasopharyngitis:

Rhinopharyngitis, Acute coryza, Common cold


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