What Are the Symptoms of RSV in Adults?

What are the symptoms of RSV in adults?

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can cause infections in the lungs and respiratory tract. RSV is very common in children, but it can also infect adults. It is a contagious illness that spreads very fast.

If an adult gets infected, he may have following symptoms:

  • Headache.
  • Sore throat.
  • Fever.
  • Cough.
  • Congested or runny nose.
  • Wheezing (severe infection).
  • Rapid breathing or difficult breathing (severe infection).
  • Bluish color of the skin due to lack of oxygen (severe infection).

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