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My partner has croup, is there anything I can do for him at home? 3 week waiting list on the doctors in our area.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Jennifer Gwozdz
Family Medicine
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In brief: Steam mist

Turn on shower on hot, close bathroom door, put toilet seat down , sit on toilet.
The stesm will open up his lungs.

In brief: Steam mist

Turn on shower on hot, close bathroom door, put toilet seat down , sit on toilet.
The stesm will open up his lungs.
Dr. Jennifer Gwozdz
Dr. Jennifer Gwozdz
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