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Dr. Chad Rudnick
10 years experience Pediatrics
Vaccine schedule: in a child with no contraindications to receiving the rotavirus vaccine, the schedule is as follows: minimum age: 6 weeks for both RV1 [Rotarix] and R ... Read More

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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
30 years experience Family Medicine
Gastroenteritis: Rotavirus is a the most common cause of gastroenteritis in children. It causes watery diarrhea. Although it usually is self limiting and not serious ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Gastroenteritis : A virus that can cause a gastroenteritis.
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Dr. Arthur Torre
51 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Cause of diarrhea: Rotavirus is one of the infectious viral cause of diarrhea - gastroenteritis.
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Dr. Sue Hall answered
38 years experience Pediatrics
Viral GI infection: Rotavirus is the leading cause of infectious diarrhea in infants and children worldwide. Symptoms include watery diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever and ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
A diarrhea virus: Rotavirus is a virus that causes diarrhea, and is contagious. It is one of the most common causes of children's diarrhea, but luckily, there is a vac ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
A virus-affects kids: Rotavirus is one type of many viruses that can affect humans. Viruses are classified by what type of genetic material they have and how they are organ ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
10 years experience Infectious Disease
Oral-fecal: Virus is passed from person to person by oral-fecal route.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
3-7 days. : Symptoms vary from day to day and from person to person. Illness usually begins 12 hours to 4 days after exposure & generally lasts for 3 - 7 days. Ch ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Rotovirus: That is the common name. It is responsible for most of the infantile diarrhea hospitalizations in season and many deaths around the world.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Rota: make sure to keep him hydrated with water and pedialyte. No juice for 24 hour. Monitor how many urine diapers he is having.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
3-7 days. : Symptoms vary from day to day and from person to person. Illness usually begins 12 hours to 4 days after exposure & generally lasts for 3 - 7 days. Ch ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Short time: Usually self limited meaning 24-48 hours or so..Treat with fluids and electrolytes.

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