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Dexamethasone in croup

Premium Questions

Dr. Archana Verma MD

Hi there, Last year my 5 yr old son developed croupe 8-9 times and rec'd dexamethasone orally ... a second opinion regarding "too much dexamethasone" and long term side effects.....he is otherwise... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Archana Verma ( Pediatrician)
Dr.    Suresh Heijebu MD

. They diagnosed him with Croup at the hospital and gave him dexamethasone steroid. They said to keep him on Advil ... and barely drinking anything. Is this normal for croup? Shouldn't he be getting... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suresh Heijebu ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Arun MD

My 2 year old granddaughter is in the ER. She was having trouble breathing. The doctor think it is croup? What is that? Can her big brother or mommy or daddy catch it? will she be alright? what ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Arun ( Pediatrician)
Dr.  Rajkishori Godhi MD

HOW DO YOU TREAT CROUP? 2 YO BOY WITH CROUP. WENT TO HOSPITAL LAST NIGHT. GAVE HIM READIPRED. WE JUST GAVE HIM THE SAME. PLUS PANADOL FOR TEMP. WHAT ELSE CAN WE DO? THANK YOU. XXXXXXX DI LELLO ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rajkishori Godhi ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

Can Croup be caused or brought on by cold air, i.e. not wearing a coat in cold weather? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Pradeep Kumar MD

Hi, Our 11 months old baby daughter has had severe croup about a month ago, she was in the hospital and was given a dose of steroid ( Dexamethasone )and that sorted her out.Then she had a relapse about two... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pradeep Kumar ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

I suspect my 6 month yr old boy has croup. Stated with children with it, now has seal like cough. Had a bout of coughing which he has settled down from, but breathing was erratic. Many coughs ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Chandra Shekhar MD

My almost three year old was diagnosed with croup last night after a respiratory distress episode ... days. They are foaming saliva coughing and have congested nasal passage I this too croup? What can I do ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chandra Shekhar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

My 8 year old has a croupy cough which comes out mor ein morning and night and when she is running around so we have restricted activity. She has no fever or other symptoms. She has been on a steroid now twice a day since... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Venkata Subrahmanaym Mukkavilli MD

My 8 yr old son woke up with croup. I just had him take a 10 minute shower. Is there anything else I should do for him? Also, he is not running a fever. Should I let him resume his normal activities ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Venkata Subrahmanaym Mukkavilli ( Pediatrician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

Dr. Praveen G MD

Hello, Welcome to HCM, Croup is also called as laryngotracheobronchitis is a respiratory condition that is usually triggered by an acute viral infection of the upper airway. Most common organism causing this is...

Dr. Jyothi B L MD

maximum of 2-3 weeks. Thanks.