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What are the signs of rotovirus in children? The baby may have strange symptoms in which the parent may suspect the disease. Feeling sick can be caused by rotaviruses. Most often, children under 5 years of age become infected with it. At first glance, it may seem that the child has caught a cold or ate something wrong. Often, rotovirus signs in children are just such. Later doubts begin to creep in, that the matter is not in food. The condition of the child begins to worsen. If adults can get the disease out, then complications can be avoided. Infection with the virus is seasonal. In Russia, outbreaks are observed from November to April. Among patients with this diagnosis there are more boys.
Interestingly, the spelling “rotovirus” is often used in colloquial speech and writing. In medical terminology, the disease is designated “rotavirus infection”, from the name of the viruses by which it is caused. Continue reading
During the examination of the child, I see the following symptoms:
Fever. Body temperature can rise up to 40 degrees. In my practice, the longest period of high temperature lasted 9 days. In my opinion, this is the most severe symptom of mononucleosis in children. With such a prolonged fever, parental anxiety is understandable. Along with the treatment of the child, have to reassure mothers and fathers. Many adults are convinced that if the child has fever for more than 3 days, then antibiotics should be taken urgently. But this is not true.
Sore throat and pain. These symptoms are often mistakenly attributed to tonsillitis. The fact is that with mononucleosis, changes in the throat are externally sore throat, so sometimes an accurate diagnosis is not so simple. In most cases, plaque and pain remain for a week. Sometimes longer.
Inflamed enlarged lymph nodes. Continue reading