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A 45-year-old female asked:

2 months ago started with intense cough (with gagging and choking). now have sore throat/ears on and off and exhaustion. mild cough now. pertussis?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Possible: But your symptoms are rather suggesting a different etiology for the second wave of symptoms. You probably started with a protracted viral illness and pertussis is a possibility, but I believe now the etiology is different and it may involve a different virus or bacteria, allergies, etc. Definitely worth a visit with your physician.
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