Acute Illnesses

What is an “acute” illness?

Acute illness is a sudden onset, may be fast acting and severe in nature however it can resolve quickly

A few examples would include:

  • Asthma attack
  • Common cold
  • Upper respiratory infection, ear infection, sinus infection
  • Acute bronchitis or pneumonia
  • Flu
  • Sore throat
  • Some sexually transmitted diseases
  • Pink Eye
  • Urinary Tract Infection