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How Long Does Fever Associated With Croup Last
How long is croup contagious? My son drank out nieces cup who had it last wk. Her fever is gone and she's back at school. Still has a cough. Worry?
Unlikely...: Though one may contract a virus by touching a contaminated surface and then touching the eyes, nose or mouth, the timing of your niece's illness makes it unlikely. Croup is usually caused by a virus infection, most often a parainfluenza virus. After the third day of symptoms, a patient will begin to clinically improve.The cough may in itself represent a post-viral cough that may persist for weeks. ...Read more
Croup is a description of variety on upper respiratory tract condition in children, including laryngitis, laryngotracheitis, laryngotracheobronchitis, bacterial tracheitis or spasmodic croup. Common symptoms are: cough, inspiratory stridor, hoarseness, barking cough, sore ...Read more
My son started having symptoms of croup 48 hours ago. He was diagnosed by a Dr. today. His fever is gone now. How much longer will he be contagious?
Shedding for awhile: Viral shedding, or period of contagiousness, for these types of viruses can last weeks, and are shed through the upper respiratory structures. However, since most of the shedding occurs during the time that the person is feeling very sick and febrile, let your son's behavior and overall appearance be your guide. Most daycares and schools require a 24 hour fever free period (without medications). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter is 4yrs old and had a fever of 105.5 2 days ago. She had a cough for several days before it but no other symptoms until the fever began. Her fever lasted about 12 hours, it broke and then she was fine other than the croup cough. Now 24 hours l
I babysat my 3 year old nephew a few days ago and he was coughing in my face. He was in the e.r. last night and has croup. I have been very sick for days, I have barely left my bed. Fever, sore throat, coughing, jaw pain, weakness, runny nose. Now I'm hav
My son age 3 has recurrent croup never has a fever and just comes out of the blue, and always requires epi and dex to help im trying to find a trigge?
Classic croup is: caused by a virus,which causes swelling in the upper airways.There is no vaccine or way to become immune to the virus.Generally, children "outgrow" croup as their airways become larger.Or...perhaps this isn't croup, but is a form of asthma,which could be triggered by an allergen,virus,or cold weather.If he has not had an allergy workup,it may be time.Then there may be meds to take to prevent it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 3 y/o was treated for croup 10/11/12. Cough since then, fever started yesterday. Hr went from 112 to at least 140 overnight.?
I have a 4 month old diagnosed w croup right now he has a low fever if his temperature will go up during the night what can we give him?
My 9 month old developed croup thurs , had the oral steroid & fever broke on Fri but it came back sun off & on-do we go back to the dr?
2yo has a croupy gross cough during the day, fever of 101.2. But at night, no croup trouble. What is this? I was sure it was a bad case of croup but..
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