A 51-year-old male asked:
can same virus have different affect on different people? for example an adult may get bronchitis whereas an infant get sore throat and fever from it
1 doctor answer • 7 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Sure: This is seen commonly! A baby or toddler may just get a runny nose and cough for three days, and then the adults exposed to the child may get "bronchitis" with more manifestation of coughing during the illness.
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Last updated Jan 1, 2016
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