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Experience:  MD(Ped), DCH ; in practice treating adolescent to newborns
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My son has croup. Is there anyway I can get some steroids

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Hi, my son has croup. Is there anyway I can get some steroids tonight without taking him to A&E?
Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No I haven’t seen a doctor with him yet but he has had it before and my other two children used to get it a lot
Assistant: Do you keep personal medical records to help track this?
Customer: Not really he is my 3rd and hasn’t had it as often as the other two. I’d say he gets it twice a year roughly
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No nothing else. Fit and healthy usually
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How long does this usually take? Thanks
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 1 year ago.

Hi, thanks, ***** ***** your query, will be replying in few seconds please. DrVasavada

Expert:  DrVasavada replied 1 year ago.

Sorry for delay. If you have any steroid inhaler, you can use with a spacer device for inhaling the mist. Or just use steam inhalation. May add as last resort, a steroid tablet to the boiling water.

Good luck.