Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection

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What is respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection?

Respiratory syncytial virus infection, also known as RSV, is the leading cause of lower respiratory tract infection in infants and young children. It manifests primarily as bronchiolitis (inflammation of the smallest air passages of the lungs) and/or viral pneumonia.

Common symptoms reported by people with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection

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Treatments taken by people for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection

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Compare treatments taken by people with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection

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Who has respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 5 say respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 4
20s 0
30s 4
40s 4
50s 2
60s 4
70+ 4

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 19

These charts show data from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection patients who have completed their condition history
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