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    How Long Does Croup Last? Understanding the Duration of Symptoms

    Typical Symptoms of Croup in Children and Adults Croup is a respiratory infection that typically affects children under the age of 5, but can also occur in adults. It is caused by a virus that inflames the voice box (larynx) and windpipe (trachea), making breathing difficult. The hallmark symptom of croup is a harsh, barking cough that often sounds like…

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  • What are Pinworms?

    Symptoms of Pinworm Infection Pinworm infection, also known as enterobiasis, is a common parasitic infection caused by a small, white, thread-like worm called Enterobius vermicularis. This infection is most commonly found in children between the ages of 5 and 10 years old, but it can affect people of all ages. One of the most common symptoms of a pinworm infection…

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