What is Croup?

Croup is an inflammatory condition of the upper respiratory tract. It mainly occurs in children and produces swelling and mucus.

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Can millipred in toddlers make them more so hyper than sleepy. My 2 year old wAs diagnosed with croup. And millipred is what was given for her. Now...

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Hello. Thank you for your question. Yes, one of the potential siiide effects of millipred is hyperactivity. Giving the dose earlier should be...

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

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Brief Answer:
Croup is an infection caused by parainfluenza virus!

Detailed Answer:

Cold temperature do not cause croup but croup os known to...

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My three year old son has been coughing for two Weeks straight and is getting worse, he s been running a fever of 103 it breaks and comes back, we...

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good evening, i understand ur concern. the care and treatment for croup which is of mild grade is supportive and oral antibiotics is necessary to...

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