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A 51-year-old male asked:

7th day after crop started my 3 years old son still has some cough with no crop like sound anymore. no fever and very little runny nose. is it normal?

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Yes, that is very: common. The virus that causes croup causes cold symptoms and cough, even without croup in some children and adults. So the cough and congestion often lasts for 1-2 weeks, just like any other cold. If he develops a new fever or trouble breathing again, you should contact his doctor.
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