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Pediatrics Common Questions, Quick Answers

Croup

Donna D'Alessandro, M.D.
Lindsay Huth, B.A.
Peer Review Status: Internally Reviewed
Creation Date: December 2001
Last Revision Date: April 2002


Common Questions, Quick Answers

What is croup?

What causes croup?

Who can get croup?

What are the symptoms of croup?

Is croup contagious?

How is croup treated?

How long does croup last?

How can croup be prevented?

When should I call the doctor?

Call the doctor if your child has a fever over 104 degrees F (or 40 degrees C) or a fever that lasts more than 5 days.

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