Children infected with respiratory consying virus (RSV)

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) also known as respiratory syncytial virus is one of the leading causes of respiratory disease in infants and young children, especially bronchiolitis and pneumonia in children under two years of age.

1. What is RSV virus?

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is one of the causes of respiratory disease inchildren , with a very strong spread. Most children between the ages of 2 and 3 are likely to be infected with the virus.

2. Which way is the RSV virus transmitted?

  • Nasal and throat epidemics in sick people.
  • Open tissue, open surfaces, clothes and items of the sick person.
  • The patient's hand has not been washed.

RSV cellular respiratory virus

RSV virus – respiratory cellular virus is the cause of respiratory diseases in babies and young children

3. Causes of RSV virus infection

RSV viruses can persist on the surface of objects such as clothing for more than 6 hours. It can also live on the hands for more than 1 hour. Children infected with RSV virus can be symptomatic after about 2-8 days. With such viability and viability, the causes of RSV virus infection are:

  • Direct contact with sick people such as sys, coughs, or sneezes.
  • Indirect contact with viral objects such as clothing, toys, items of a child or sick person by touching and put objects in the mouth.

4. How symptomatic is a child with RSV virus?

When RSV virus enters the upper respiratory system of the child (nose, throat) can cause mild and cold-like symptoms such as:

  • Cough, mild sore throat, then severe cough, severe cough.
  • Runny nose, nasal congestion.
  • Difficulty breathing or breathing faster than usual, wheezing.
  • Ear pain.
  • Fever at the one on the one. However, high fever does not mean more serious illness.

In addition, children infected with RSV virus may have other symptoms such as:

  • Or irritable, fussy, annoying.
  • Fatigue, lethargy, drowsiness, not sleeping well.
  • Reduce interest in your surroundings.
  • Poor feeding or anorexia.

Poor feeding

Children infected with RSV virus often breastfeed poorly, anorexia

5. Factors that increase the risk of RSV virus infection?

There are many factors that increase the risk of RSV virus infection such as:

  • Infants <6 tháng tuổi hoặc trẻ nhỏ <1 tuổi.
  • Babies born prematurely or with congenital heart disease, lung disease.
  • The child has a weakened immune system, has just undergoing treatment.
  • Babies live in crowded environments.

Young children, especially babies with a weakened immune system, are susceptible to RSV virus infection. RSV virus is considered the leading culprit for respiratory diseases in children. Therefore, parents need to recognize the signs to promptly care for, prevent and treat the child.

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