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(STLMoms)- It’s a virus that’s back in the news. It usually hits in the fall, but this year appears to be back early.

Pediatrician Dr. Matt Dougherty with Esse Health tells us more about Rhinovirus.

Symptoms of Rhinovirus are typically a sore throat, runny nose, nasal congestion, sneezing and cough. At times it can be associated with muscle aces and pains, tiredness and headache as well as loss of appetite in younger children. A fever can occur but many infections will be without fever.

Unfortunately there are no antibiotics or antiviral medications that can help a patient with this illness.

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