Do doctors see a lot of patients with stridor?

Common in children. Croup is common in children 6 months to 6 years during spring and fall, usually caused by virus such as parainfluenza..Croup accounts for 15 percent of respiratory tract infections among children in pediatric practice.
Yes. Stridor is a disconcerting symptom of moderate to sever upper respiratory compromise - but it may occur in common conditions such as croup.