Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Worried | 2010-05-12

Q.

Croup

My son spent the weekend with his cousin, who went to the docter today and has been diagnosed with croup. So just would like to find out if croup is contagious?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Croup is not usually contagious in spite of the fact that it is usually caused by a viral infection.

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