You’ll know if your baby has croup if the sound of his cough resembles the sound of a seal, and if he has difficulty breathing. This condition involves inflammation of the larynx or voice box, and the trachea or windpipe.
Most croup cases are brought about by a parainfluenza virus. Sometimes, it’s also caused by respiratory syncytial virus or adenovirus. Viral croup, which is the most common and most severe, affects children from six months to three years, although older kids get have this too.
Fortunately, croup can easily be treated. Learn how from this post below.