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A 37-year-old member asked:

How do i know if i need to worry about this cough?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Worrisome coughs: See your doc if: cough is progressively getting worse coughing up blood cough with fever cough with wheezing and or chest tightness coughing longer than 6 weeks coughing so hard you vomit.

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A 49-year-old member asked:

Need to know is whooping cough really that dangerous?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Define dangerous: If you believe that a disease is dangerous if it has killed more than 30 kids in the us this past year than that is true.The majority were under 6 months of age and not immunized. It is more of a nuisance to adults, causing a persistent cough known as the "hundred days cough".
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