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(6 Posts)
bettydoc Sat 11-Dec-10 11:18:04

Is it normal for babies to throw up when they have croup?

DasherandSmugly Sat 11-Dec-10 12:41:10

Not in my experience.

onimolap Sat 11-Dec-10 12:56:57

I don't know about croup, but I can remember DS chucking up a small amount when he had a coughing fit just after a feed.

If you have a child with symptoms which are causing you enough concern to post here, I suggest you also contact your OOH doctor for specific advice.

DasherandSmugly Sat 11-Dec-10 19:39:31

I think if there's a lot of snot (tmi) going down the throat it can make them sick.

ILikeToMoveItMoveIt Sat 11-Dec-10 19:41:01

Coughing quite hard can make you sick, so croup per se doesn't make you vomit, but the side affects of it will - iyswim.

Marne Sat 11-Dec-10 21:44:15

Both of mine are sick when they cough, dd2 had croup really bad when she was 2 and was being sick, i started to think she had whooping cough as i could remember having it as a child and being very sick, luckily whooping cough is vert rare these days but croup can be very nasty. Hope he feels better soon xx

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