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Which other health problems are caused by whooping cough?

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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
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In brief: Seizures, apnea

Besides the terrible cough, whooping cough (in young babies) can cause cessation of breathing (apnea), seizures, and death.

In brief: Seizures, apnea

Besides the terrible cough, whooping cough (in young babies) can cause cessation of breathing (apnea), seizures, and death.
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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7 doctors agree

In brief: In unvaccinated...

In unvaccinated children, death and brain hemorrhage are likely possibilities (they cough so hard, they can exhaust their breathing muscles or burst a blood vessel in the brain).
Even without complications, constant cough for 3 months is a highly unpleasant experience.

In brief: In unvaccinated...

In unvaccinated children, death and brain hemorrhage are likely possibilities (they cough so hard, they can exhaust their breathing muscles or burst a blood vessel in the brain).
Even without complications, constant cough for 3 months is a highly unpleasant experience.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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