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What can I do or give my child, who is 6 yrs old, for a barking cough?

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In brief: Croup?

It sounds like croup.
Humidifyimg the air in his room is helpful. Your doctor may prescribe either a steroid like Decadron (dexamethasone) and possibly racemic epinephrine. Encourage your child to drink well if he is able to also.

In brief: Croup?

It sounds like croup.
Humidifyimg the air in his room is helpful. Your doctor may prescribe either a steroid like Decadron (dexamethasone) and possibly racemic epinephrine. Encourage your child to drink well if he is able to also.
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