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Kennel Cough Duration
My dog has kennel cough is it contagious for me or my 2 children? My son is 11 & my daughter is 8........
No: No, ordinarily the bacteria that classically cause kennel cough do not affect humans. However, there have been case reports of that bacteria affecting humans who are immuno-compromised. As long as everyone in the household his relatively healthy, i'm afraid only your dog is going to be affected. However, your dog can pass it to other dogs! i hope your pup starts feeling better soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For over a year, I have a recurring cough that has become progressively worse in intensity and duration. What could it be ?
My mom has allergic cough since many weeks.Cough occurs oftenly and duration of cough is short. No medication is successful till now. Is this alarming condition?Mom feels dryness of mouth,due to which cough starts,her voice changes ofently.
I have running nose, sneezing, cough and cold after masterbation and the problem remains for 3 to 4 days. sometimes i get fever in this duration?
My 5 yo dtr is experiencing a runny nose and cough . This is reoccurant just about every month for at least two times a month. The duration iis about a week and a half. At times their is a fever . Should I check her for allergies or asthma? What could
Yes: Uncontrolled asthma and allergies predispose to recurrent upper respiratory infections, and vice versa, plus the symptoms may be very similar. Sometimes, this can be solved with just avoidance of triggers - exposure to something at home or school. Immune deficiency, of which there are many different kinds, is another possibility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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