Signs of Croup
Signs and Symptoms of Croup:
Croup's severity is difficult to assess.
Although the harsh cough usually sounds bad,
making both parents and child anxious,
many cases are not serious.
However, serious cases can occur, and it is important
to pay attention to the child's condition, and seek medical advice.
Some of the severe conditions that may arise and definitely need
immediate medical consultation include epiglottitis (very dangerous), high fever,
cyanosis (blueness), difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing,
and stridor or noisy breathing.
Because of the diversity of problems that may be serious with croup,
parents should seek professional medical advice early, and without delay or embarrassment....more...»
Symptoms of Croup
The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Croup may include:
List of 17
Note that Croup symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient,
but the phrase Croup signs may often refer to those signs
that are only noticable by a doctor.
More Symptoms of Croup:
More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Croup article.
In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture
of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition
and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions,
it may be necessary to examine symptoms
that may be
Medical articles on signs and symptoms:
These general reference articles may be related
to medical signs and symptoms of disease in general:
What are the signs of Croup?
The phrase "signs of Croup" should, strictly speaking,
refer only to those signs and symptoms of Croup that are not readily apparent to the patient.
The word "symptoms of Croup" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Croup.
The signs and symptom information on this page
attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Croup.
This medical information about signs and symptoms for Croup has been gathered
from various sources,
may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Croup signs or Croup symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Croup may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Croup symptoms.
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