Misdiagnosis of Respiratory infection

Complex diagnosis issues or misdiagnosis may occur with conditions such as:



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Misdiagnosis Articles

  • Flu: Undiagnosed flu: Influenza is often undiagnosed, because it is misdiagnosed by the patient as something milder, such as the common ...

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  • Sinusitis: Undiagnosed sinusitis: The most likely misdiagnosis is that sinusitis is not diagnosed properly, or is not diagnosed early. Sometimes it ...

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  • Bronchitis: Acute bronchitis: Diagnosis of acute bronchitis requires the consideration of a number of other respiratory infections. Some of the possibilities ...

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  • Pneumonia: Undiagnosed Pneumonia: Pneumonia is a very dangerous condition, especially for the young and the old. Unfortunately, it is often overlooked ...

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  • Pharyngitis: Bacterial infection: The worst kind of pharyngitis is a bacterial infection, such as strep throat from streptococcus bacteria . This type ...

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  • Asthma: Undiagnosed Asthma: Asthma is not always diagnosed immediately. Other respiratory conditions may be detected and treated, with the underlying asthma ...

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  • Heart Disease: There are various types of heart disease that can have a problematic diagnosis. Some types of heart disease related risk ...

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  • Whooping Cough: Undiagnosed Whooping Cough: The biggest risk in diagnosis of whooping cough is that it is often undiagnosed, or only diagnosed ...

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  • Diphtheria: Asymptomatic Carriers: Some people exposed to Diphtheria can become asymptomatic carriers. They have bacterial that remain in the nasal region ...

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  • Middle Ear Infection: Undiagnosed Ear Infection: A middle ear infection is often diagnosed late, because the person typically already has a respiratory infection ...

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