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I have an extreme cough. Is it whooping cough? How can you tell that from regular bronchitis?
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In brief: Not likely
Children in us are vaccinated against whooping cough.
The cough has a peculiar sound- whoooop.

In brief: Not likely
Children in us are vaccinated against whooping cough.
The cough has a peculiar sound- whoooop.
Dr. Arnold Friedman
Dr. Arnold Friedman
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Requires culture of
Secretions from nasopharynx to make a positive identification.
A good number of adults and teenagers are actually experiencing whooping cough instead of "bronchitis" while they are having prolonged cough. It's no surprise that adults and tennagers are the main source for the whooping cough in infants.

In brief: Requires culture of
Secretions from nasopharynx to make a positive identification.
A good number of adults and teenagers are actually experiencing whooping cough instead of "bronchitis" while they are having prolonged cough. It's no surprise that adults and tennagers are the main source for the whooping cough in infants.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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