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21 Nov 2011

Re: Wheeze after croup
Sorry Prof, forgot to ask this - he also tends to hold his breath, and then grunts when he exhales, and he does this on almost every breath when he is sleeping or trying to fall asleep? breathing rate is normal.
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

This is in fact called 'grunting' and is usually due to children having pneumonia. It would be best to ask your doctor to see your son again about his grunting.
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