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Can you catch bronchiolitis more than once? Is there anything that can be done early when symptoms first show to try to stop it?

Can you catch bronchiolitis more than once? Is there anything that can be done early when symptoms first show to try to stop it?

Yes: I assume since you use the term "bronchiolitis" that you are speaking of your baby. Unfortunately, the answer to your first question is yes, babies can catch a new virus again that will cause bronchiolitis. If one is prone to the wheezing that goes along with viruses, then there is not much you can do once the virus has started to hasten the episode. Best of luck! ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Is bronchiolitis curable?

Is bronchiolitis curable?

Resolves: It is a viral disease that goes away after a few days. The body fight is off and it runs its course. ...Read more

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How can I prevent bronchiolitis?

Avoid sick people: Bronchiolitis is a wheezing/runny nose/congestion illness caused by a virus called rsv. It is contracted from another person who has RSV (usually young children but could be anyone). Most children especially babies get it from daycare or preschool... So avoiding those places is important. ...Read more

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Can recurrent bronchiolitis be normal in infants?

Viral / daycare: Are most common cause, asthma can present this way, avoid cig smoke at all costs. ...Read more

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Is bronchiolitis contagious to both children and adults?

Is bronchiolitis contagious to both children and adults?

Bronchiolitis: Bronchiolitis is usually a disease of children less than 18 months. If adults get the bronchiolitis virus it is often a simple cold. If there is wheezing on older children and adults, particularly if reoccurring it is likely asthma. ...Read more

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What bronchiolitis symptoms do babies and toddlers have?

What bronchiolitis symptoms do babies and toddlers have?

Common cold: Early symptoms include runny nose, stuffiness, mild cough and sneezing. A few days later, more serious symptoms develop such as fever, trouble breathing, wheezing, irritability and flaring of the nostrils. ...Read more

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Is bronchiolitis more dangerous for infants than adults?

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Definitely yes: Smaller calibered lower airway (bronchioles) and poor handling of respiratory secretions in infants make bronchiolitis problematic to them. ...Read more

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How long will my 8 month old be suffering from bronchiolitis?

7-10 days - varies: Bronchiolitis is a viral illness in kids. Usually lasts anywhere form 7-10 days, but it can last longer. However, a child can have more than one episode of bronchiolitis during the season. No medications are usually needed and the pediatrician can most often monitor your child without a hospital visit. ...Read more

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Is bronchiolitis curable in adults and is it lifethreatening ?

Yes, no: In adults, bronchiolitis usually is a mild disease. Goes away on its own and rarely threatens an adult's life. In the elderly and those who may be immunocompromised it may pose more serious threats. ...Read more

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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
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Bronchiolitis (Definition)

Bronchiolitis is a condition of inflammation and mucus production in bronchioles (which are small air passages in the lungs) resulting from a viral infection, usually affecting babies or toddlers. Symptoms typically include ...Read more


Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Premature Delivery (Definition)

Premature delivery is birth prior to the 37th ...Read more