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What is RSV bronchiolitis, and what is the age of a child when the child is no longer susceptible to it?
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In brief: Always can get it
The issue is the younger the baby, the more severe the symptoms can be, once you are an older toddler or even an adult, if you catch it you just get "cold" symptoms.

In brief: Always can get it
The issue is the younger the baby, the more severe the symptoms can be, once you are an older toddler or even an adult, if you catch it you just get "cold" symptoms.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Varies by case
Most kids over 16-17 lb are at least not sick enough with RSV to require hospitalization.
Most of this is due to growth and the problems little lungs have clearing the extra mucous made during the illness.This is not so bad when lungs are bigger.Kids with asthmatic tendencies can have trouble with RSV well into their 3 rd year. Most do not even though most get it most seasons.

In brief: Varies by case
Most kids over 16-17 lb are at least not sick enough with RSV to require hospitalization.
Most of this is due to growth and the problems little lungs have clearing the extra mucous made during the illness.This is not so bad when lungs are bigger.Kids with asthmatic tendencies can have trouble with RSV well into their 3 rd year. Most do not even though most get it most seasons.
Dr. James Ferguson
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