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Can adults get croup? Butterfly Guns 2 kids; Upland, CA, United States 5986 posts
23rd Jan '11

My youngest has croup and I was wondering if adults could get it?

Misty mom2-4 Due May 22; 21 kids; Tennessee 3891 posts
23rd Jan '11

My kids have had it a couple of time and I never got it.

Sea.Turtle 34 kids; Houston, Texas 1460 posts
23rd Jan '11

No - not in the same form, it presents itself as a common cold

taking a look at life Palm beach gardens, FL, United States 49057 posts
23rd Jan '11

You can but it alot harder because are air way are alot bigger.

M & M 'S MOM 2 kids; Edgewater, Florida 3616 posts
23rd Jan '11

not to sound dumb but what is croup?

Butterfly Guns 2 kids; Upland, CA, United States 5986 posts
23rd Jan '11
Quoting Sea.Turtle:" No - not in the same form, it presents itself as a common cold"

Oh okay. Well, I have a son that's two. Could he still get it then? If not, (I don't really know how to word this) at what age then does it stop being croup?

Sea.Turtle 34 kids; Houston, Texas 1460 posts
23rd Jan '11
Quoting Mommy Brittani:" Oh okay. Well, I have a son that's two. Could he still get it then? If not, (I don't really know how to word this) at what age then does it stop being croup?"


yes he can - my 2 year old had it in November - usually until they're about 6 according to the ER docs at Texas Childrens Hospital

Butterfly Guns 2 kids; Upland, CA, United States 5986 posts
23rd Jan '11
Quoting Sea.Turtle:" yes he can - my 2 year old had it in November - usually until they're about 6 according to the ER docs at Texas Childrens Hospital"

Okay. Thank you :)

taking a look at life Palm beach gardens, FL, United States 49057 posts
23rd Jan '11

this is what croup is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Croup

Sea.Turtle 34 kids; Houston, Texas 1460 posts
23rd Jan '11
Quoting Mommy Brittani:" Okay. Thank you :)"


NP - hope your LO feels better soon :)

Butterfly Guns 2 kids; Upland, CA, United States 5986 posts
23rd Jan '11
Quoting Sea.Turtle:" NP - hope your LO feels better soon :)"

Thank you! :)

Ceo tai nang Japan 1 posts
10th Feb '13

This is the question I've heared quite much and when You search on Google, you can Find that its. So, do you know What is Croup, Croup speard through by which way and Can Adults get Croup from Kids?



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What is Croup?



According to Google, Croup is the Inflammation of the larynx and trachea in children, associated with infection and causing breathing difficulties



According to Kidhealths, Croup is a condition that causes an inflammation of the upper airways