Bronchiolitis/Croup

Bronchiolitis and Croup are both respiratory infections which are common in young children. However, they present slightly differently.

Symptoms of Bronchiolitis are:

  • a sore throat
  • a headache
  • a runny or blocked nose
  • aches and pains.

Symptoms of Croup are:

  • a barking cough that sounds like a seal (you can hear examples online)
  • a hoarse voice
  • difficulty breathing
  • a rasping sound when breathing in.

Click here for the Bronchiolitis and Croup advice sheet.