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Upper respiratory infection: The occurrence of an infection of the upper respiratory tract. See detailed information below for a list of 3 causes of Upper respiratory infection, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Infection of the upper respiratory tract
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Medical Conditions associated with Upper respiratory infection:
Cold-like symptoms (712 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Nose symptoms (2080 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Upper respiratory infection:
Cough (1407 causes), Cold-like symptoms (712 causes), Flu-like symptoms (168 causes), Common cold (712 causes), Runny nose (754 causes), Adenoviridae Infections, Adenovirus infection in immunocompromised patients, Reye's Syndrome (10 causes)
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