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What is the croup?

Croup, called laryngotracheobronchitis , commonly affects children between the ages of six months and three years, usually during the late fall, winter and early spring. Symp (MORE)
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Who discovered croup?

Croup, at least the kind caused by diphtheria, has been known sinceHomer's time in ancient Greece. In 1826, Bretonneau differentiatedvarious causes for the croup.
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Is croup dangerous?

It can be in serious cases. My mother had to take me to the emergency room when I was toddler because I almost suffocated to death from it. Most of the time is it only a cough (MORE)
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Is Croup contagious?

my son is 3.5 years old & had his first croup attack when he was 11 months old & was in hosp for 3 days - Croup to my knowledge is very contagious - however as it has been exp (MORE)
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Where is the horses croup?

The horse's croup is above the tail, near the back. It it a bony place, a curving up of the spine. Follow the hind legs all the way up on a sound horse, and you will reach the (MORE)
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Where is the croup on a cow?

between withers and back order: withers croup back loin croup (in cranial to caudal direction)
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What is adult croup?

Adult croup is called acute laryngotracheobronchitis. It used to be unseen in adults, but this is beginning to affect more adults from high school teenagers to elderly persons (MORE)
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How is croup diagnosed?

When the symptoms appear to be severe, or the history suggests it, x rays may be taken to rule out epiglottitis (infection of the epiglottis) or aspiration of a foreign body
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What is the treatment for croup?

. It is important that the child is kept comfortable and calm to the best degree possible, because crying can make symptoms seem worse. Humid air can help a child with croup
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How do you get croup?

Croup is a breathing difficulty. It can be caused by parainfluenza viruses, RSV, measles, adenovirus, and influenza. Croup features a cough that sounds like a seal.