Symptoms of Croup
Symptoms of Croup: Introduction
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 about Croup »
Symptoms of Croup
The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Croup includes the 17
symptoms listed below:
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Croup?
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that may be on the differential diagnosis list of alternative diagnoses
for Croup includes:
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Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms
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Croup as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions
When considering symptoms of Croup, it is also important to consider Croup as a possible cause of other medical conditions.
The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Croup may cause:
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The symptom information on this page
attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Croup.
This signs and symptoms information 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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