6wk old diagnosed with URI (croup)..SO WORRIED!

Cortni Hogan - posted on 06/21/2013 ( 2 moms have responded )

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My angel has been making a ratteling sound for ab 4wks and a cough bt no fever...alotta crying so iv taken him to his doc 5x now bc doc kept sending us home swearing im just worrying to much and as long as his lungs soundes fine he wasnt going to worry...well-i knew he was wrong and went for a 2nd opinion today to find out he has an URI also called Croup...so i was told to make a Croup tent and use humidifier with cool mist..iv done that along with EVERYTHING u can think of and he is just soo miserable and will barely sleep..has anyone had this happen to thier LO and can u give me any peace of mind bc i hirt seeing and hearing him hurt... #soosad:'(

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Cortni Hogan - posted on 06/28/2013

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thats actually what i thought je had so when we went to doc that was the first thing doc tested for..so its not RSV ...but thanks!

Chantal - posted on 06/23/2013

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Take him in to get a RSV test. My grad daughter caught a "cold" at two weeks old and the Dr was blowing me off. 5days later she was in the NICU for two weeks.

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