Prevention from Croup

Ways to prevent croup include:

  • Washing hands frequently to prevent infection from spreading
  • Avoiding close contact with other infected children
  • Taking the necessary vaccines such as diphtheria, Hib, and measles as these illnesses could lead to croup
  • Getting prompt treatment for an infection of the respiratory system to prevent it from developing into croup
  • Increasing the amount of fluids drunk to prevent dehydration
  • Avoiding allergic irritants and smoke if children are prone to respiratory infections

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