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RSV Symptoms

Severe Symptoms

Severe lower respiratory tract disease can occur at any age. If severe symptoms occur, a person can experience:
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Rapid breathing
  • Inability to get enough oxygen
  • A bluish or purplish tinge to skin.
Severe RSV symptoms are more common in children who:
  • Have congenital heart disease
  • Have bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Take drugs or have conditions that suppress the immune system.
Severe symptoms of RSV are also more common in the elderly.
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