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My 4 year old has croup for the 5th or 6th time...

Has anyone had any experience with this reoccuring with their kids?

 
mlmsm928

Asked by mlmsm928 at 3:01 PM on Oct. 27, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • Yes, some kids are more prone to it than others. If my son gets a head cold..boom croup. Warm apple juice helps. Our pulmonologist says cold drinks will trigger coughing with croup as well as asthma.
    salexander

    Answer by salexander at 10:42 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • Yes. My middle son had croup attacks starting when he was a baby till age 7 when he finally outgrew it. So each time it would come on we would do the moist, humid air, or go out into the night air and a few times we ended up at the ER for breathing treatments.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 3:07 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • Try eliminating dairy
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:52 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • My son had it a couple times as a baby but that was it. I know how awful it is to see them got through this too. It sounds so bad.
    Peajewel

    Answer by Peajewel at 7:26 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • I haven't, but good luck!
    PhilsBabyMama

    Answer by PhilsBabyMama at 1:59 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • Oh that sounds horrible...poor little thing :(
    mainemusicmaker

    Answer by mainemusicmaker at 3:14 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • I am sorry you are going through this.
    cleanaturalady

    Answer by cleanaturalady at 3:41 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • no, but i would talk to the DR about it...
    asil

    Answer by asil at 11:30 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

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