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I Have A Dry Hacking Cough With Pain Between My Shoulder Blades For A Week Could It Be Whooping Cough
I have a dry hacking cough with pain between my shoulder blades for a week. Could it be whooping cough?
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Persistent hacking cough for~2yrs. Severe whooping cough (1xmonth) Lately, chin itches with cough; cough worse at night;unrelated tolying down. Diagnosis?
Need to see Dr.: It is impossible to diagnose without examining you. Please see a Dr. For full evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a dry whooping cough for almost 10 days medicine is not helping I don't know what is it and how to cure help me please?
When I have a sore throat I tend to always have a very dry rough cough. Could this be whooping cough? How do I know? No other symptoms just bad cough.
See a doctor: See a doctor and get checked and let them tell you what it is. ...Read more
Is it possible to get whooping cough as an adult if you had an immunization as a child dry cough, lungs hurt, slight fever
My 7 year old son has had a chronic dry cough for about 2 1/2 months. I gave him singular did not work, he had chest xrays all good, lungs sound great, they did a "whooping cough test" negative. Cough meds do not work. No fever, acts like a healthy 7 year
The cause of a chronic cough can be a very tricky problem to figure out in kids or adults. Common causes include:
-pertussis (whooping cough)
-pneumonia or other infectious cause such as tuberculosis
it looks like your son's doctor has been doing a good job thinking of these problems and trying to rule out each one with the tests and medication trials they have been suggesting. Most of these problems will cause coughing all night as well as during the day except for habit cough. I've attached a website with some information on habit cough which is very common in kids. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Is infection is the reason I can't breathe after cough, I feel like I have larynpogasm but doc says I have whooping cough, but I have dry throat, nose?
Yes: Yes, symptoms of whooping cough develop after a typical incubation period of 7 to 10 days (range: 5 to 21 days). Initially symptoms are similar to a common cold, but then progress to significant paroxysms of cough which are notable for an inspiratory "whoop". Symptoms slowly resolve over weeks. The classic illness generally lasts 6-10 weeks. Routine childhood immunization is the best protection. ...Read more
My one week old daughter just coughed should I be concerned? It didn't have a whooping sound nor did it sound like a smokers cough. No high temperature
Babies cough: And sneeze, and make all kinds of noises. I understand, especially with new parents, that anything out of the ordinary can be scary, but a cough can occur with a temporary aspiration of saliva. If it is persistent, if the baby has a temperature, if there are breathing problems, then see your pediatrician. If not, enjoy your baby more and worry less! ...Read more
Could the tetanus - pertussis shot I got about 4 weeks ago have given me a light case of whooping cough? I have had a horrible cough for about 5 days
No: The vaccine only contains inactivated toxins.Get a more detailed answer ›
For about 2 weeks I have hada "choking cough" where I can't breath AT ALL. Sometimes productive with clear thick sputum. Could this be whooping cough?
Needs checking: Whooping cough can be contracted by young adults like your age due to waning immunity by this time from primary immunization many years ago. Signs of whooping cough are similar and due to its contagious nature, especially to vulnerable populations of the young and the elderly, you should see your doctor sooner to get it checked and be treated. ...Read more
I am experiencing cough (quality: barky, hoarse, or hacking sounds, whooping sound when breathing and very sore throats and I have had it for 3 weeks?
Could having a Tetanus, Whooping cough vaccine a week or two before doing the Ora Quick HIV test effect the results?
I have been sick for 5 weeks blood work showed high white count dr said whooping cough my ribs and back are killing me is this normal?
Was exposed to someone with the whooping cough, had a tdap vac a few days after, been a few weeks now, can I still catch it? 30 wks prego, .
I had a tetanus shot almost four weeks ago. It had the whooping cough booster I still have arm pain intense it I lay on it?
Tetanus shot: Although the tetanus vaccine does cause more muscle irritation and discomfort than other vaccines, it is unusual for you you to still have pain in your arm. In most cases, the soreness resolves in 5-7 days at the latest. You definitely should see your doctor about your symptoms. ...Read more
Think I may have whooping cough. Symp's for 3 weeks, now terrible cough. Must I use antibios? And will prednisone help this? Tough to breathe well.
See your doctor: That's your best bet, don't self medicate, good luck ...Read more
I'm having my baby next week. Grandparents, great grandparents, 9 year old step-son and husband will be around the baby for the first month. Should we all get the whooping cough vaccine?
Yes: All the adults may get the pertussis vaccine. If the 9 ys old had his vaccine done before, ie at 5 yrs of age, he does not need again. ...Read more
My one month old baby has a whooping sound without cough for 2 weeks duration, I notice that after this sound as if something irritating her throat.?
Likely a weak airway: Some infants can develop a rather worrisome breathing pattern that make a lot of noise from their rubbery airways. Some have an airway that is more rubbery than normal & make a crowing sound as they inhale & or exhale. I would have this checked out by your doc early next week. ...Read more
My daughter is 3months but 6 weeks pre term and she has whooping cough she was put on antibiotics for two weeks now she id burping and it stinks of ro?
How to treat whooping cough. Already had a round of steroids with no change. No fever or cold symptoms just the cough for about 2 weeks now.
Pertussis: If you are truly infected with bordetella pertussis and have "whooping cough" then therapy at this stage of the illness will have absolutely no effect on duration of coughing, although may make it less likely for you to transmit the illness to others. Get some otc cough medicine containing dextromethorphan and hope that it does not last too long. ...Read more
I'm 11 weeks pregnant and my 3 year old has whooping cough will this effect my unborn as I've been exposed to it during the contagious period?!
Not if UR vaccinated: If you received the tdap vaccine within the past few years you and your fetus should be protected. See a maternal-fetal medicine specialist for specific advice! ...Read more
I am getting over having whooping cough. For the past week cough up phlegm with traces of blood. And also my nose is running with mucus and blood?
I am 26 weeks pregnant, I got the whooping cough vaccine 2 years ago, am I still protected or should I get another one when my baby is born? When should my husband get one?
See below: Your immunity from the vaccine 2 years ago should still be strong. Since your husband probably has not had whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine since childhood, he can get a tdap at any time since no live virus is involved. Tdap boosters are recommended every 10 years. [see following site: http://www. Cdc. Gov/vaccines/schedules/downloads/adult/adult-schedule-easy-read. Pdf. ...Read more
I am 26 weeks pregnant, can I get the whooping cough vaccine during pregnancy or wait till my baby is born? How long does the vaccine protect you?
Tdap - Pertussis: The tdap vaccine is recommended for all pregnant women at any gestational age. It is safe for pregnant women. It is preferably given from 27-36 weeks but anytime during pregnancy will confer adequate immunity. Immediate postpartum vaccination is recommended for women who miss the vaccine during pregnancy. This is a concerted effort to protect newborns from pertussis by "cocooning" the baby. ...Read more
On Friday I was informed that a girl in my class has whooping cough. I have had a lot of contact with her over the past 2weeks while she has been sick. I went and had the vaccination that afternoon. What are the risks to my baby? I'm 30 weeks pregnant.
Nothing direct: In some cases we treat close contacts before they test positive to stop further transmission of the disease. If you do get it, it would have no direct effect on the fetus. It is a localized infection in the lung tissue & does not spread in the blood, which is the only way it could bother baby. If it is going around after baby is born the shot you received should provide some protection for baby ...Read more
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