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How long does a case of rotavirus usually last for?

How long does a case of rotavirus usually last for?

Depends: Everyone heals differently. I am sorry i can't be more specific, but our bodies are different in how they react to viruses. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Rotavirus Infection (Definition)

Rotavirus infection is an extremely common viral ...Read more


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How long does rotavirus usually last?

How long does rotavirus usually last?

3-7 days. : Symptoms vary from day to day and from person to person. Illness usually begins 12 hours to 4 days after exposure & generally lasts for 3 - 7 days. Children may have only diarrhea or vomiting at first, but with progression become sufficiently ill to require hospitalization. Other symptoms may develop as the disease evolves; about 10% of children have only fever and vomiting upon admission. ...Read more

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How long will the rotavirus usually last?

How long will the rotavirus usually last?

3-7 days. : Symptoms vary from day to day and from person to person. Illness usually begins 12 hours to 4 days after exposure & generally lasts for 3 - 7 days. Children may have only diarrhea or vomiting at first, but with progression become sufficiently ill to require hospitalization. Other symptoms may develop as the disease evolves; about 10% of children have only fever and vomiting upon admission. ...Read more

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How many days does the rotavirus usually last?

Rotavirus illness: The length of illness can vary. Can be anywhere from a few days to up to 10 days. ...Read more

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Contagiousness of rotavirus? If i've been around an infant with rotavirus, how long should I avoid other infants for?

Depends: Rotovirus is shed in the stool in great numbers & can be found in the vomit of affected kids.Transmission can occur if only a few organisms are ingested, a process more common in infants with pervasive hand to mouth activity. The virus is shed for up to 3 wks in the poo, & hygienic practices can limit spred. Affected pts become symptomatic within 3 days of exposure. ...Read more

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At my last check up, I forgot to tell the doctor about rotavirus infection. Is that ok?

At my last check up, I forgot to tell the doctor about rotavirus infection.  Is that ok?

Let your doctor know: It is always good policy to, and most physicians welcome when you, express medical concerns. Never hesitate to communicate with your doctor--he needs to hear from you. The two most important pieces of information upon which a physician bases his diagnosis and treatment plan is 1) patient history and 2) physical exam. Thanks in advance for helping us help you, so call or e-mail him/her soon. ...Read more

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My baby have lactose intolerance after rotavirus vaccine. Passed already month, how long it should take recovery?

My baby have lactose intolerance after rotavirus vaccine.  Passed already month, how long it should take recovery?

Lactose intolerance: Lactose intolerance most commonly runs in families, and symptoms usually develop during the teen or adult years, although babies can also get this. It is due to deficiency in the enzyme lactase which degrades lactose, the sugar in milk. Most people with this type of lactose intolerance can eat some milk or dairy products without problems. ...Read more

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How could I do with my son"s rotavirus?

How old is your son?: Rotavirus can be a serious illness for young infants,because of dehydration.Was he not vaccinated?Has he seen his pediatrician? There is no actual treatment for the virus.So in general,if he is vomiting, you need to give him small sips of fluids(the type depends on his age)& watch his urine output.For the diarrhea,if he is on solids,continue them.Talk to his doctor for futher advice. ...Read more

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