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  • Description

    Medically known as pertussis whooping cough is a severe, hacking cough that is followed by a high-pitched intake of breath, which sounds like a ‘whoop’. Though it starts as cold, whooping cough eventually turns into a serious ailment. The disease is more common amongst children and teenagers, though others might also get affected by it. Highly contagious in nature, whooping cough, at times, makes it difficult for the affected child to eat, drink or breathe. In the following lines, we have listed all the possible causes of whooping cough, along with its symptoms.

    Causes Of Whooping Cough

    Broncho-pneumonia, Infection of middle ear, Convulsions, Microorganisms Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis, Through tiny drops of fluid, from an infected person’s nose or mouth.

  • Symptoms

    Cold, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Low-grade fever, Mild cough, Mild fever, Night cough, Running nose, Sneezing, Sore throat, Tears while coughing, Tiredness

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