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Whats is rsv?
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In brief: Virus
It stands for respiratory syncitial virus.
It causes cold symptoms and in infants what is called bronchiolitis.

In brief: Virus
It stands for respiratory syncitial virus.
It causes cold symptoms and in infants what is called bronchiolitis.
Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: RSV
It can cause upper respiratory infection in adults and can cause brochiolitis or even pneumonia in young children.

In brief: RSV
It can cause upper respiratory infection in adults and can cause brochiolitis or even pneumonia in young children.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
In brief: Viral infection
RSV is contagious viral disease that may infect person's lungs and airways.
Most children will get RSV by age of 2 yearsRSV spreads rapidly among children. While most will recover in 1-2 weeks, after recovery infants and children can continue to spread virus for1- 3 weeks.Babies born early have lungs that are smaller less developed get pneumonia/bronchiolitis.Debilitated children susceptible.

In brief: Viral infection
RSV is contagious viral disease that may infect person's lungs and airways.
Most children will get RSV by age of 2 yearsRSV spreads rapidly among children. While most will recover in 1-2 weeks, after recovery infants and children can continue to spread virus for1- 3 weeks.Babies born early have lungs that are smaller less developed get pneumonia/bronchiolitis.Debilitated children susceptible.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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