Croup | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • It seems like my child cries all the time. Could he/she have croup?
  • Is there anything I can do to make my child more comfortable?
  • My child makes a whistling sound when he/she takes a breath. Is that a symptom of croup?
  • Should I use a warm mist humidifier or a cold mist humidifier in my child’s room?
  • When should I call the doctor?
  • Are there any medicines I can give my child?

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Reviewed/Updated: 07/13
Created: 09/00