Seeing a child with Croup in A&E. 

Mum asked, she ate ice-cream cream today.  Could it be that? 

No. It’s usually a virus, like Influenza, RSV, Rhinovirus etc. 

Treatment, if breathing is laboured, is Steroids. Otherwise, it gets better by itself. 
http://www.medicinesforchildren.org.uk/dexamethasone-croup-0

Author: ramnikmathur

Private Paediatrician and specialist in allergies

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