I am 65 years old, 6 days into viral croup diagnosed on day 4 by an MD. Am taking 600mg of guaifenesin in tablet form (over the counter) 3 x a day, herbal teas, humidified bedroom...but it seems worse, especially starting at 2am. Tried sleeping sitting up and that is better but not good enough.
Used a personal steamer with a disk of menthol for 15 minutes yesterday evening. I'm fine while breathing steam, but not at other times.
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