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Do doctors see a lot of patients with stridor?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Stridor is a disconcerting symptom of moderate to sever upper respiratory compromise - but it may occur in common conditions such as croup.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Common in children: Croup is common in children 6 months to 6 years during spring and fall, usually caused by virus such as parainfluenza..Croup accounts for 15 percent of respiratory tract infections among children in pediatric practice.

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