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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

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Signs and Symptoms of RSV

All Signs & Symptoms of RSV

Here are the top symptoms or behaviors listed by parents of kids diagnosed with RSV:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
CoughingOften153 mentions
FeverOften123 mentions
Shortness of breath or trouble breathingOften55 mentions
Runny noseOften33 mentions
WheezingOften32 mentions
CongestionOften31 mentions
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargySometimes20 mentions
VomitingSometimes12 mentions
High feverSometimes11 mentions
LethargicSometimes10 mentions

When do symptoms start?

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Change in symptoms of RSV*

What happens to common RSV symptoms over time?

SymptomWorseA Little WorseStayed About the SameA Little BetterBetterCompletely Resolved
Shortness of breath or trouble breathing0%4%8%8%20%60%
Runny nose0%3%6.1%3%15.2%72.7%
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargy0%0%0%5.6%16.7%77.8%
High fever0%10%0%0%20%70%

Conditions with similar symptoms to RSV

Parents also mention the behaviors, signs, and symptoms associated with RSV when they describe these conditions:

Discussion of RSV

What was your approach to RSV? What were the results?