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Symptoms of Rotavirus

Symptoms of Rotavirus

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Rotavirus includes the 3 symptoms listed below:

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Rotavirus: Symptom Checkers

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Rotavirus: Symptom Assessment Questionnaires

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Rotavirus: Complications

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Rotavirus: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Rotavirus?

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Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms

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Article Excerpts About Symptoms of Rotavirus:

FDA Bad Bug Book (Excerpt)

Nature of Disease: Rotavirus gastroenteritis is a self-limiting, mild to severe disease characterized by vomiting, watery diarrhea, and low-grade fever. The infective dose is presumed to be 10-100 infectious viral particles. Because a person with rotavirus diarrhea often excretes large numbers of virus (108-1010 infectious particles/ml of feces), infection doses can be readily acquired through contaminated hands, objects, or utensils. Asymptomatic rotavirus excretion has been well documented and may play a role in perpetuating endemic disease. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

FDA Bad Bug Book (Excerpt)

Rotavirus is one type of virus that causes diarrhea, especially in young children. It is a common cause of infection is a common cause of diarrhea in the child care setting. Rotavirus infection usually occurs during the winter months. Some children have no symptoms of rotavirus infection while others may have severe vomiting , watery diarrhea, and fever. In some instances, there may also be a cough or runny nose. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

Stories of Discovery Rotavirus Vaccine Preventing Severe Diarrheal Disease in Infants: NIAID (Excerpt)

The symptoms of rotavirus infection develop quickly and include vomiting in addition to diarrhea. Children with severe cases may require hospitalization and, if inadequately treated, may become severely dehydrated and die. (Source: excerpt from Stories of Discovery Rotavirus Vaccine Preventing Severe Diarrheal Disease in Infants: NIAID)

Rotavirus: DVRD (Excerpt)

The disease is characterized by vomiting and watery diarrhea for 3 - 8 days, and fever and abdominal pain occur frequently. Immunity after infection is incomplete, but repeat infections tend to be less severe than the original infection. (Source: excerpt from Rotavirus: DVRD)

Rotavirus as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Rotavirus, it is also important to consider Rotavirus as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Rotavirus may cause:

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Rotavirus: Onset and Incubation

Incubation period for Rotavirus: The incubation period ranges from 1-3 days. Symptoms often start with vomiting followed by 4-8 days of diarrhea. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Rotavirus. This signs and symptoms information for Rotavirus has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Rotavirus signs or Rotavirus symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Rotavirus may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Rotavirus symptoms.


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