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Child diagnosed with croup. Becoming red in night. Treatment?

hi, my baby was diagnosed with croup 4 weeks ago. He is still really poorly, with lack of appetite , full of cold , an awful cough and today i ve noticed tiny pin prick spots on his wrists. He does not have a temperature and seems ok in himself. The cough gets a lot worse at night where he turns bright red and can sometimes sound like he s struggling for air which is really scary. Please help
Asked On : Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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Feb 2013
This cough even lasting for 4 weeks needs to be looked into other causes. Pin prick like spots on wrist may be due to small petechial rash which some times associated with vigorous cough usually in whooping cough and your child cough is more in the nights as you told may be due to underlying bronchospasm also so better you consult your Pediatrician again for follow up and explain the series of your child complaints and he will assess your child problems and advise accordingly.
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