Doctors warn that RSV infection can be contracted by adults, often unknowingly, leading to the spread of the infection to young children.

On September 20, 2022, Dr. Jirut Chomchoey, a pediatrician specializing in pediatric respiratory diseases Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima Hospital Posted on Facebook, Jiraruj Praise, states that RSV adults are trapped and often unconscious. and passing the infection to the child

This case is another example. My father has chronic allergic rhinitis. I haven’t had symptoms for a long time, and suddenly I have a lot of clear mucus. allergy-like symptoms So I don’t think it’s right. But his wife forced him to come for a check. because of her husband’s condition It is more than it was in the past. A 1 month old baby also needs to be looked after.

The test results are as shown in the picture A strong RSV infection was detected in less than 5 minutes. Now I come to see if my 1 month old baby will be able to pass this period or not. During the epidemic If you have a runny nose, cough, sore throat, whatever You should wear a mask Use hand sanitizer often, especially if you have to touch young children. Avoid touching your hands, face, or picking your nose, as you may be the one spreading the infection to young children. which is likely to be RSV and the symptoms can be severe

in the elderly Especially those over 60, care must be taken if it is possible that an RSV infection has serious symptoms. Until you get into the ICU, it’s no different for young children. The doctor himself had seen him before.

PS I am not suggesting that All adults need to be tested for RSV if they have cold symptoms. just want to raise this case as a case study And I want everyone not to be underestimated at all.

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