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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
RSV: It's respiratory syncytial virus. It can cause upper respiratory infection in adults and can cause brochiolitis or even pneumonia in young children.
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Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
42 years experience Pediatrics
Virus: It stands for respiratory syncitial virus. It causes cold symptoms and in infants what is called bronchiolitis.
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Viral infection: RSV is contagious viral disease that may infect person's lungs and airways.Most children will get RSV by age of 2 yearsRSV spreads rapidly among c ... Read More

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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
A virus: Respiratory syncitial virus---this is a common virus that is most prevalent in the spring and fall and usually affect children. It is of more concern ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Dominant URI virus: Rsv is the dominant respiratory virus in season, here nov-apr.It enters the airways & injures cells causing an outpouring of mucous.In some smaller ba ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Viral infection: RSV is contagious viral disease that may infect person's lungs and airways.Most children will get RSV by age of 2 yearsRSV spreads rapidly among c ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Simple test: Rsv is the cause of common cold symptoms & in season will account for 70% of symptomatic cases. Its presence can be confirmed by testing the nasal or ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Varies: Depending upon the type of infection (otitis, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, etc.), and the immune status of the patient the duration of illness can be hig ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Droplet or debris: The virus of RSV is in the airway secretions of symptomatic and asymptomatic carriers. It can be transmitted thru inhaled airborn droplets or debris r ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends-age/status: Rsv related illness develops within 2-8 days of exposure & may result in minor infection localized to the nose & upper airway or cause significant pro ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Dr. MARK LONG answered
25 years experience Pediatrics
Similar to bad cold: Rsv usually causes the same symptoms as a bad cold, such as: cough; stuffy or runny nose; a mild sore throat; earache; fever. Babies with RSV may als ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends-age/status: Rsv related illness develops within 2-8 days of exposure & may result in minor infection localized to the nose & upper airway or cause significant pro ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Several hours: Rsv can survive on hard surfaces such as tables and crib rails for many hours. It also lives on soft surfaces such as tissues and hands for shorter am ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Hieber
49 years experience Pediatrics
RSV: In most infants, RSV manifests as a non-specific viral uri. A proportion of infants progress to lower respiratory disease caused by inflammatory shed ... Read More
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