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RSV and Bronchiolitis

Review the symptoms and treatments for RSV or Respiratory Syncytial Virus infections.

RSV Symptoms
Older children with RSV often just get simple cold symptoms, like a runny nose, cough, and fever. In younger children, especially infants and toddlers, RSV can affect their lungs, causing symptoms of bronchiolitis or pneumonia.

Synagis for RSV
Although the flu and flu shots get most of the attention in the fall and winter, parents of high risk children shouldn't forget to consider Synagis shots to prevent RSV infections through the winter RSV season.

RSV
Learn the basics of RSV or Respiratory Syncytial Virus infections and bronchiolitis.

RSV
RSV is an acronym for the Respiratory Syncytial Virus, a common cause of colds and bronchiolitis for infants and children.

Childhood Infections - RSV
RSV is a common virus that can cause a cold or more serious infections, with wheezing and difficulty breathing, especially in younger children.

RSV Prevention
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections are common in children, leading to coughing, wheezing and trouble breathing. Synagis is an injection given monthly to high risk infants, especially premature babies with chronic lung disease to prevent them from getting RSV. Learn how to prevent your child from getting this common infection.

RSV and Bronchiolitis
Bronchiolitis is a common lung infection that is usually caused by RSV, with symptoms of a runny nose, cough, difficulty breathing and wheezing. Learn the signs, symptoms and treatments for bronchiolitis.

Forms of Albuterol and RSV
Learn about the different forms of albuterol, including oral syrup, nebulized solution, and metered dose inhaler, and which is best to treat kids with bronchiolitis.

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