Posted by: Rene | 2009-03-16

Difference between Croup and Adult Croup

What is the difference between Croup and Adult Croup?
Is " shaking"  one of the symptoms of Adult Croup?

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Dear Rene
Croup is a viral infection of the voice box area and windpipe and is usually only found in kids. Adult croup is very rare as most people have resistance against the virus by the time they pass teenage years. Other conditions like a narrowing of the airways can sound like croup but is not necessarily real croup. "Shaking" is not a symptom of croup.
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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009-05-18

My daughter of 10 was once again diagnosed with croup. Can she still get croup at this age? She is coughing badly but her lungs is " clean" 

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