Upper Respiratory (URI/Cold) Consultation
The common cold and the flu (influenza) are both viral infections that affect the respiratory system. The common cold is generally a mild illness that is caused by a variety of different viruses, while the flu is caused by the influenza virus and can be more severe. Symptoms of a cold may include a runny nose, sore throat, and congestion, while symptoms of the flu can include fever, chills, body aches, and fatigue. Both cold and flu are highly contagious, spreading through the air or by contact with contaminated surfaces.
Depending on the symptoms we prescribe: