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When will I see symptoms of RSV improve?

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Dr. Terri Graham
Pediatrics
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In brief: Bronchiolitis

Rsv virus causes inflammation in the smaller airways.
There are many variables that add to the severity of the inflammation and symptoms, including age and predisposition to asthma or wheezing. Some children recover in 1-2 weeks and some children recover in 1-2 months. Some children get a secondary infection such as an ear infection, so it seems to take longer to get back to normal.

In brief: Bronchiolitis

Rsv virus causes inflammation in the smaller airways.
There are many variables that add to the severity of the inflammation and symptoms, including age and predisposition to asthma or wheezing. Some children recover in 1-2 weeks and some children recover in 1-2 months. Some children get a secondary infection such as an ear infection, so it seems to take longer to get back to normal.
Dr. Terri Graham
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine

In brief: 1-2 wks

Most children will catch RSV by the age of 2 years RSV spreads rapidly among children.
While most will recover in 1 to 2 weeks, even after recovery, infants and children can continue to spread the virus for 1 to 3 weeks

In brief: 1-2 wks

Most children will catch RSV by the age of 2 years RSV spreads rapidly among children.
While most will recover in 1 to 2 weeks, even after recovery, infants and children can continue to spread the virus for 1 to 3 weeks
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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