Whooping Cough Symptoms

Understand the Risk | About Whooping Cough

Updated: 3 days ago

Category: Symptoms Disease Symptoms

Symptoms change as the disease progresses, and it looks different in children and adults. · Early symptoms can start out like those of a common cold, with a ...


Browse all

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) in Children | Cedars-Sinai

Updated: 3 days ago

Category: Symptoms

What are the symptoms of whooping cough in a child? · Cough that gets worse and comes in severe fits · Cough that can be started by many factors, including ...


Browse all


What are the 3 stages of whooping cough?

There are three recognized stages of the disease: catarrhal, paroxysmal, and convalescent. The incubation period for Pertussis is 7 to 10 days. During the first or catarrhal stage of the disease, the symptoms are mild and may go unnoticed or be confused with the common cold or influenza.

Pertussis - NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders)

rarediseases.org > Rare Diseases

Will whooping cough go away by itself?

Pertussis bacteria die off naturally after three weeks of coughing. If antibiotics are not started within that time, they are no longer recommended. Antibiotics can also be given to close contacts of persons with pertussis to prevent or lessen the symptoms.

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) - Minnesota Dept. of Health

www.health.state.mn.us > diseases > pertussis > pfacts

How do you check for whooping cough?

There are several tests to confirm whooping cough. Your doctor can swab inside your nose and/or throat. A lab will check the swab for whooping cough bacteria. Your doctor also may want to get a blood sample or take a chest X-ray.

Whooping Cough - familydoctor.org

familydoctor.org > condition > whooping-cough

How long does whooping cough last for?

Whooping cough can last up to 10 weeks and can lead to pneumonia and other complications. The symptoms of whooping cough may look like other medical conditions. Always consult your health care provider for a diagnosis.

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) in Adults | Johns Hopkins Medicine

www.hopkinsmedicine.org > health > conditions-and-diseases > whooping-...

Popular Search

Recent Search

Most Popular Symptoms

Most Illnesses Conditions