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How Long Is Someone Contagious With Rsv
Most ~ 8days: General viral sheading in RSV lasts 3-8 days in most; in some with complications they could shed for 4-6 wks. Droplet isolation(use of mask) & good handwashing will contain the spred in most cases.The germ can live for 1/2 hr on your hands and many hourd on surfaces. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
During the fever: The primary contagious period is during the fever fluctuations over the first few days. Saliva is teeming with virus as is the poop. After the fever fades the saliva clears but the virus can be detected in poop for weeks. This is one reason it spreads so easily in day care centers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Most pathogens that cause pneumonia are not contagious. Some organisms like MRSA can spread to healthy contacts and cause colonization. Some organisms like the virus, influenza can cause pneumonia and are contagious during the illness. Drug sensitive tuberculosis is contagious until several weeks into effective multi-drug therapy. ...Read more
Length of meningitis contagiousness? How long is a person afflicted with meningitis contagious to others?
Depends on germs: If you have bacterial meningitis and you've been treated for at least 24 hours, you are no longer contagious. A person with viral meningitis may be contagious for 7-10 days after their symptoms first started. Cover your nose/mouth when you sneeze/cough. Avoid spread by washing hands a lot. Don't share spoons, forks, drinking straws, chapsticks, lip glosses/lipsticks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Week or more: 1 week or more (especially kids).Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends on variables: If strep, she would be contagious until a day after treatment starts.If viral, it could be several days or at least until she felt much better. ...Read more
Difficult to answer: There are many different viruses that can cause bronchitis, all with different incubation periods and different time frames for viral shedding. But, if you have active symptoms like fever, nasal congestion, sore throat, etc., you are likely contagious. The associated cough can last longer than the viral infection so if all the other symptoms are gone, you are possibly no longer contagious. ...Read more
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (Rsv) Infection (Definition)
A virus that causes an infection of the lungs and respiratory tract. Very common. Most children have been infected with the virus by the age of two. ...Read more
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