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Should I See The Doctor For Croup
My 2.5 yr old has croup a month ago. Now fine but coughs a bit in morning and at night every day. Not a croup cough. No other symptoms. See doctor?
Yes,I would: Recommend seeing his pediatrician to have his ears, lungs & nose checked. Then they can properly diagnose the cause & treat if necessary. ...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 daughter has a coughndoesntnlet her sleep went to see doctor twice. Told her its croup but now it doesn't sound like a barking but like a lot mucus?
Bronchitis: Croup is a term for the dog-bark cough of a viral illness that causes laryngitis then a bad dry cough only at night. Your daughter sounds like she has a bronchitis and deserves a trial of inhaled bronchodilator for her cough, especially if it wakes her at night. (if this happens with every cold, it is considered a form of asthma, and so is recurrent croup). ...Read more
Croup: The respiratory distress associated with viral croup can sometimes be treated with steroids, given by intramuscular injection (shot), orally, or intravenously. Other treatments such as cool mist to the face or nebulized Epinephrine (racemes epinephrine) are sometimes used. Not all patients with croup require medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Well my doctor said I have croup and I'm 19 and I was planning on seeing my bf this weekend, will I be better by then?
Many problems, need answers. Should I ask the night nurse or wait for doctor for child with croup?
3yo has croup. Doc gave him redipred, just gave to him(4pm) can I give him more in night if he starts couphing?
I have had tracheal bronchitis for 30 years but looking it up, it is actually croup. Am dealing with it now but how do I get my doctors to listen?!
My partner has croup, is there anything I can do for him at home? 3 week waiting list on the doctors in our area.
Wow! Three weeks?: This is a main reason why everyone must have a regular doctor already established soon after moving to a new area. Croup is usually viral, and occurs in kids. In adults, laryngitis occurs with loss of voice but is usually not croupy. If croupy, there may be too much swelling at the voice box. If more than just an annoying cough, an urgent care or E.R. Doctor can see if there's anything dangerous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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