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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Different infections: ...But both are common in winter, so one can come right after the other.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
One cause of croup: Rsv is a common viral illness and can affect individuals at any age, but it is especially common under the age of 3 years among children. Rsv may ca ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
RSV/Croup: Breathing in moist air helps most kids feel better, and ibuprofen or acetaminophen (only in children over 6 months old) can make them more comfortable ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Moist not cold: The age old treatment of croup includes sitting on the back porch in a rocking chair while the infant breathes the moist night air. This moisture is m ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Rsv can be one of th causes of croup. The nebulizer is beneficial. Homeopathic spongia can also help with that barky cough...As can a cough medicine c ... Read More
A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Hang in there!: We usually try albuterol treatments for RSV in babies. About one third of babies respond. As long as she is not spiking a fever now and her breathing ... Read More
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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
52 years experience Neonatology
Croup: possibly due to RSV.or adenovirus get a humidifier by the bedside use saline nose spray every 8 hrs try steam inhalation croupy cough can be very dis ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
13 years experience Radiology
Consult your doctor: It is not uncommon for chest xray and ct to be normal in mild cases. Your primary care physician may suggest further evaluation with blood tests. Rest ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Mild: most likely runny nose and a cough, mostly like a typical cold
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Treatment supportive: Rsv is a respiratory virus that is responsible for up to 80% of respiratory symptoms in a town when at it's peak season.Symptoms vary from unrecognize ... Read More

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