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how to tell the difference between laryngitis and croup?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Croup vs no sound: Laryngitis is often the effect of the croup agent on older patients. While the little kid develops the throaty & resonant croup sound, the older kid or adult may only have an inflamed voice box. The crouper makes the seal barking noise when they cough, the laryngitis patient usually has a normal cough & squeaky voice.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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