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A 7-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
49 years experience Pediatrics
Severe RSV worse: You are right --severe cases of RSV and pneumonia are equally dangerous in toddler .But treating RSV is more difficult as it is more elaborate treat ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Most likely an adult who had not already had that strain of RSV (which is less likely), would have cold symptoms or flu like symptoms. Most often, on ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes: Several studies have shown slightly different results. Some have shown the short-term risk of asthma increases (in the 1 to 10 years after the RSV inf ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Resp infections: About 3-4 colds or respiratory tract infections are fairly common in young children especially in winter months. Exposure to various pathogens in dayc ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joanne Peck
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: If your baby had wheezing with his rsv, he has a greater chance of developing asthma; however, the RSV itself can cause wheezing for several weeks, an ... Read More
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A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: But details should be spelled out in a prescription
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
RSV BRONCHIOLITIS: Symptoms of RSV are: breathing difficulty, rapid/noisy breathing, low grade temp, nasal drainage(some), feeding problem with vomiting. Give small, fre ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
RSV : I'm not sure what your question is, but i can see that you have a lot on your mind. Rsv bronchiolitis can be frightening, esp. In young infants. If ... Read More
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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
52 years experience Neonatology
Yes: RSV is very difficult on a premature baby and can cause severe compramise in the lungs.you did not tell me how old is baby and is baby in the NICU? th ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
I : I am so sorry that your daughter is so ill and i wish the best for her. Viruses and infections can come on very rapidly in children, as with your dau ... Read More

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