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Does tylenol (acetaminophen) help against rsv?

Does tylenol (acetaminophen) help against rsv?

Comfort med: Tylenol (acetaminophen) has no virus killing effect against the RSV virus yet it is often helpful for the discomfort of the patient. ...Read more

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Dr. Agustin Rivas
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Rsv (Definition)

RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, causes mild cold and flu-like symptoms in adults and older children. In younger infants and children, it can cause more serious "croup-like" symptoms such ...Read more


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5 month old has rsv, already on a nebulizer, Tylenol (acetaminophen) and sucking his nose out. However, he is coughing and sleeping more. Should be I worry?

5 month old has rsv, already on a nebulizer,  Tylenol (acetaminophen) and sucking his nose out.  However,  he is coughing and sleeping more.  Should be I worry?

Call Doctor: Is he laboring when breathing? Is he eating well, Is he acting as himself? If not, and you are concerned that he is not better than he was when he was diagnosed with RSV, you should call his doctor and make sure he is still not wheezing. Take care, ...Read more

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Dr.Farrell orders acute bronchiolitis due to RSV vaporizer at night saline&bulb suction encourage fluids smaller frequent feeds tylenol&albuterol as needed can I give my 3month old pedialyte&how much?

Dr.Farrell orders acute bronchiolitis due to RSV vaporizer at night saline&bulb suction encourage fluids smaller frequent feeds tylenol&albuterol as needed can I give my 3month old pedialyte&how much?

You may.: You may give pedialyte. However remember pedialyte does not provide enough calories. Pedialyte is not a medicine. It just helps to keep the hydration. If your 3 month old is taking feeds, it is better to continue breast-feeding. You can also express your breast milk and feed with a spoon in small amounts. I hope he/she gets better soon. ...Read more

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What is rsv? Is it contagious?

What is rsv? Is it contagious?

Yes: it's a respiratory virus that is contagious and can be transmitted from person to person - stands for respiratory syncytial virus ...Read more

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What is rsv? Is it contagious?

What is rsv? Is it contagious?

Yes: it's a respiratory virus that is contagious and can be transmitted from person to person - stands for respiratory syncytial virus ...Read more

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What are symptoms of RSV in infants..

RSV: Symptoms include respiratory distress due to rapid, labored breathing and wheezing. Nasal flaring is also present. Fever may or may not be present. ...Read more

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What is RSV in babies? How serious is it?

What is RSV in babies? How serious is it?

Dominant URI virus: Rsv is the dominant respiratory virus in season, here nov-apr.It enters the airways ; injures cells causing an outpouring of mucous.In some smaller babies, the mucous flow blocks oxygen entry ; leads to major problems;in most older kids or adults it doesn't go as deep ; may only cause a runny nose.I've seen asthma sufferers have trouble with it to age 8. U can get it every yr/ minimal immunity dvp ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are signs of RSV in babies?

Just like a cold: Rsv infection can present just like a regular cold with runny nose, mild fever, congestion, cough and in some children, breathing difficulty and wheezing as well. Most infants recover in 5-7 days, but some (especially those born prematurely or those with congenital heart disease) may get very sick requiring hospitalisation. Treatment is supportive. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more