A 44-year-old member asked:
what viral infections do not show symptoms in toddlers?
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Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 28 years experience
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Many: The variation in how toddlers handle infections is quite impressive.Many viruses are recovered from the nasal passages or stool in research facilities when infants/toddlers are asymptomatic. Strep A can also be carried by a percentage that never have fever or outward symptoms.
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Last updated Jan 5, 2019
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