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Croup (cont.)

Croup Symptoms

The infection starts with a cold, cough, and low-grade temperature. Symptoms gradually develop over two days. The typical barking cough is usually present by day three and is more likely to be worse at night. The presence of stridor (wheezing on inspiration), hoarseness, difficulty swallowing, and respiratory distress are common but may or may not be severe.

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Croup, also termed laryngotracheitis or laryngotracheobronchitis, is a viral respiratory tract infection.

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