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Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
RSV: RSV is a common respiratory virus. Some of the common symptoms: Cough, runny nose, sneezing, fever, nasal congestion, wheezing, and difficulty breath ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Just like a cold: Rsv infection can present just like a regular cold with runny nose, mild fever, congestion, cough and in some children, breathing difficulty and wheez ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
See below: For young infants younger than 4-6 weeks, RSV infection may produce minimal respiratory symptom. Instead, lethargy, irritability, poor feeding, somet ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
37 years experience Family Medicine
RSV: Respiratory syncytial virus is most often seen from dec to mar but can be seen at any time. More often in premature and the very young <12 weeks old. ... Read More
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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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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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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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