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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See a doctor: Your doctor's job is to make the proper diagnosis, don't wreck your brain with it.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Infection of lungs: Whooping cough is named for the horrible repeated sequence of short coughs followed by a dramatic whoop or vibratory noise from the airways as baby ta ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends on age: Whooping cough is caused by pertussis and symptoms follow 3 stages: catarrhal-runny nose, sneezing, low fever; paroxysmal-dry irritative hacking, eye- ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Whooping cough: This special respiratory infection is very dangerous to our young children. Knowing about it is very wise. One with whooping cough probably has a h ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can check: A cough that persists can be checked by a primary care doctor, even if the patient was already diagnosed with whooping cough. If there is wheezing or ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
38 years experience Pulmonology
B. Pertussis: Bortadella pertussis causes whooping cough. Currently it is recommended to be immunized against pertussis in the pediatric population and once after a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Zithromax: First.See your primary care provider to be sure of the proper diagnosis. Then be sure to take prescription exactly as prescribed.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
B.Pertussis: Classic whooping cough is caused by a bacterium, bordatella pertussis.Similar symptoms can be caused by otheragents such as a virus parapertussis and ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
36 years experience Pediatrics
Possible, not likely: Any infection can affect your IVF cycke potentially; If you have whooping cough, would avoid IVF whether it does or doesnt ! Bad time to try to concei ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Treatment...: Whooping cough, or pertussis, is caused by a bacteria so treatment is with an antibiotic prescribed by your doctor. There is a vaccine that largely pr ... Read More

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