What is an Upper Respiratory Tract Infection?

ਅਪਰ ਰੈਸਪੀਰੇਟਰੀ ਟ੍ਰੈਕਟ ਇਨਫੈਕਸ਼ਨ, ਯੂਆਰਆਈ, ਯੂਆਰਟੀਆਈ,
February 17, 2016

An upper respiratory tract infection (URI or URTI ) are conditions that are caused by an acute infection that involves parts of the body’s upper respiratory tract. These parts include the nose, sinuses, pharynx or larynx. These illnesses include tonsillitis, laryngitis, sinusitis, otitis media or the common. The classification of an Upper respiratory tract infection are: Rhinitis is inflammation of the nasal mucosa. Rhinosinusitis or Sinusitis: Inflammation of the nose…


Understanding Sinus Infections (Sinusitis)

April 11, 2015

A sinus infection or sinusitis is an inflammation and swelling of the sinus. In a normal scenario, your sinuses are filled with air. If your sinuses are filled with fluid, this provides an environment in which bacteria can grow and this, in turn, leads to a sinus infection.   Sinus infections can often follow a bad cold, as you are at greater risk due to developing inflammation and swelling in…