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Is "whooping" cough same thing as "the croup"?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
Whooping cough is a specific infection with a bacterium. Croup is a symptom, usually in children, due to narrowing of airways with many different types of bronchitis.
Whooping cough is one cause of croup.

In brief: No
Whooping cough is a specific infection with a bacterium. Croup is a symptom, usually in children, due to narrowing of airways with many different types of bronchitis.
Whooping cough is one cause of croup.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. James Sidman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Whooping cough and croup are different diseases caused by different infections with different symptoms.

In brief: No
Whooping cough and croup are different diseases caused by different infections with different symptoms.
Dr. James Sidman
Dr. James Sidman
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