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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
What treatments are available for croup?
Supportive treatments you can do at home that your child's doctor may recommend include:
Your child's physician may also prescribe the following medications to help alleviate your child's symptoms:
If the croup is severe, or if your child is not breathing well, we may need to hospitalize your child. It can sometimes be hard to tell how severe croup is because the disease fluctuates, and your child may seem better at one moment and then get worse the next.
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