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Is it normal for a child with the flu to sound croupy when coughing?

Possibly. The cough with the flu may taken on many forms. Typically it is a dry, hacking cough. However influenza (as well as other viruses) may cause a distinctive "croupy" cough, that sounds like a dog or a seal barking. A croupy cough may sound like the child is having a hard time getting air into the lungs and can cause significant distress. Humidified air helps, but call a doctor for labored breathing. Read more...

I've had a cough for about a month I was put on antibiotics it never went away now my son has the flu should I go get tested for it?

Depends. I consider the long term cough irrelevant. If you are queezy, running fever and have joint or other pains, a flu test may be helpful.I encourage all family members in direct contact with a flu case to take tamiflu (oseltamivir). Read more...

My daughter is 4yrs, she has the flu and also has a cough tht doesn't stop as well as vomiting. Her temper at the moment is around 35 -36.

Must be seen. she requires an examination and testing for flu and/or strep. Read more...
Recommendation . Most likely your daughter has viral upper respiratory infection, not the real flu in this time of year. You can use Motrin 2 times a day, because she does not has a fever and robitussin for cough 3 times a day for week. Warm tea, lemon and honey. You really do not put the question, but may be this advice will help you . Read more...