Symptoms of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

Most respiratory tract infections, especially those of the upper respiratory tract, are mild and not incapacitating. Upper respiratory tract infections often cause rhinorrhea or pharyngitis.

Cough is often present in either upper or lower tract infections.

Source: CDC Yellow Book 20161

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Upper respiratory tract infections

A cough is the most common symptom of an upper RTI. Other symptoms include headaches, a stuffy or runny nose, a sore throat, sneezing and muscle aches.

Source: NHS Choices UK2

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  1. Source: CDC Yellow Book 2016: travel/ yellowbook/ 2016/ the-pre-travel-consultation/ respiratory-infections
  2. Source: NHS Choices UK: conditions/ Respiratory-tract-infection/ 

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