See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Croup: A condition characterized by an acute partial obstruction of the upper airway on young children. See detailed information below for a list of 17 causes of Croup, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Croup.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
about your symptoms.
Home medical tests possibly related to Croup:
Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Croup, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Croup may include:
Review further information on Croup Treatments.
Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Croup may include:
Real-life user stories relating to Croup:
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Croup may include these symptoms:
Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:
Research the causes of related medical symptoms such as:
Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Croup:
Read more about causes and Croup deaths.
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or vaginal itch), which...read more »
Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 years. Thus, any teen or adult with a persistent cough may actually have ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be too small to...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See ...read more »
Other ways to find a doctor, or use doctor, physician and specialist online research services:
Research extensive quality ratings and patient safety measures for hospitals, clinics and medical facilities in health specialties related to Croup:
Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:
Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Croup as a symptom include:
A condition characterized by resonant barking cough, hoarseness and persistant stridor and caused by allergy, foreign body, infection, or neoplasm. It occurs chiefly in infants and children.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
A disease of infants and young children; harsh coughing and hoarseness and fever and difficult breathing
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
The list below shows some of the causes of Croup mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Croup. Of the 17 causes of Croup that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Croup' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Croup or choose View All.
The following list of medical conditions have Croup or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Ask or answer a question about symptoms or diseases at one of our free interactive user forums.
Medical story forums: If you have a medical story then we want to hear it.
This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Croup based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Croup:
Cough (1407 causes), Severe cough (98 causes), Persistent cough (98 causes), Coughing spasms (14 causes), Dry cough (201 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Chronic cough (151 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Cough symptoms (1407 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Spasms (2183 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)
Symptoms related to Croup:
Cough (1407 causes), Dry cough (201 causes), Fever (2274 causes), Cold-like symptoms (712 causes), Flu-like symptoms (168 causes), Laryngotracheobronchitis (4 causes), Respiratory disease, Stridor (695 causes), Barking cough (10 causes), Hoarseness (417 causes), Respiratory distress (241 causes), Viral infection
Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:
These general medical articles may be of interest:
Search Specialists by State and City