Colds and Upper Respiratory Infections
Colds, upper respiratory infections, and URIs are common terms we use to describe viral illnesses that cause nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, fever, and cough. The fever usually lasts for 2-3 days, and the cough with congestion and runny nose may last for 5-10 days. The typical preschool-age child may experience 6-10 colds per year. Most colds resolve on their own with rest and fluids, but some may lead to ear infection, sinus infection, asthma attack, or other complications. If you are concerned about the possibility of one of these complications, please have your child seen in our office for an evaluation.
Children's Health Care Blog
- Children’s Health Care’s New Website (and Blog!)- Welcome to CHC’s new blog! As part of our newly-launched website, this space brings you fresh and relevant information for the care and well being of your child. The website offers a patient portal, online appointment requests, and an award-winning patient education library. We will be writing here about the latest information regarding research and… ...