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Wintertime illnesses still affecting many in CNY: What’s Going Around

As we head into March, lots of people are still dealing with wintertime illnesses.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- As we head into March, lots of people are still dealing with wintertime illnesses.

As we check in with doctors around Central New York, we begin in Cicero.

Cicero: Dr. Terasaka says he’s seeing lots of colds with coughs. Older children have laryngitis and younger ones have croup. There’s also a stomach bug going around that lasts for 24 to 48 hours.

Fulton: The Urgent Care says they’re seeing sinus infections and bronchitis.

Syracuse: Brighton Hill Pediatrics says strep throat is going around and babies are wheezing from an illness called RSV.

Auburn: Doctors are seeing some cases of flu. Sore throats – both strep and viral – are also going around, as well as bronchitis and colds.

Pulaski: Dr. Carguello says they’re seeing the adenovirus, which is an infection that young children get and it can also cause pink eye and diarrhea. He’s also seeing upper respiratory infections.

What’s Going Around is our way of letting you know what illnesses are out there. Your own doctor can tell you about the best treatments.


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