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    Default DS has croup again

    Is it normal for a child to get croup frequently.
    He first got croup when he was 14 months and has had it twice againa and now a thrid time.
    Should i be worried?

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    Default Re: DS has croup again

    My dd has croup again also and this is the 5th bout in a year. She is 18mths. I was told its one of those things some kids are just more prone too. Hopefully our little ones recover quickly.

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    Yes, my DS had it 3 times this year until I started giving him probiotics.and that seems to have stopped it- he's since had a couple of sniffles but none have turned into croup.

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    My DD first got it at 12 months and has had it at least once a year every year since then. This year it was less severe than previous years so we're hoping it means she's finally growing out of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by loislane2010 View Post
    Is it normal for a child to get croup frequently.
    He first got croup when he was 14 months and has had it twice againa and now a thrid time.
    Should i be worried?
    My dd peadiatric respiratory specialist says she gets annoyed that littles ones aren't referred quickly enough to see her or other respiratory specialists. My dd has been to her for six months now and is the first winter in her short four year life we haven't been to hospital or on antibiotics.

    I wish I had seen her when she was little. I would be asking for a referral.

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    Default Re: DS has croup again

    Correct me if I'm wrong here but I have read that croup is not actually a virus/bug in itself, but rather a Nobby's reaction to a bug. So a croup-prone child could get croup from a cold virus, while their non-croup-prone sibling doesn't get it. I don't think there is anything you can do to prevent it, but I do think generally building immunity and shooting up a child against sickness can help. I'm no expert tho, my kids don't get it, but we have a couple of kiddie friends that do do I looked into it a bit.

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    Default DS has croup again

    I am only repeating what I was told...is your son on regular steroids...asthma preventer? I can pass on her name so they can collaborate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gothel View Post
    Correct me if I'm wrong here but I have read that croup is not actually a virus/bug in itself, but rather a Nobby's reaction to a bug. So a croup-prone child could get croup from a cold virus, while their non-croup-prone sibling doesn't get it. I don't think there is anything you can do to prevent it, but I do think generally building immunity and shooting up a child against sickness can help. I'm no expert tho, my kids don't get it, but we have a couple of kiddie friends that do do I looked into it a bit.

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    DD has never got it and DS has had it 5 times in this short 21 months. So it sounds like uou got be right.

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    Default DS has croup again

    Yes so according to my daughters specialist a Diagnosis of asthma is very rarely given before the age of three/four so all 'croup' is treated the same way as you would treat upon presentation of 'croup', she reckons if little ones were put on 'preventor' steroids like flexitide it would reduce the 'croup'. In my daughters case she was correct. Like I said she has croup now but no where near her previous episodes. I have Still had to give her redipred but we have had no hospital visits or admission which is the first six months this has happened.

    Not sure why you r against this person seeing a specialist. Her child is unwell with a repeatitive respiratory condition?

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    Default DS has croup again

    Oh you r in wa too. My dd sees dr Anne odonnell in SJOG subiaco. I recommend you ask for a referral.


 

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