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My husband is 23 and has whooping cough and he refuses to go to the doctor. Is there anything i can do?

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Dr. John Comisi
Dentistry

In brief: Kick him out!

Pertussis (whooping cough) is a highly contagious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable, violent coughing.
The coughing can make it hard to breathe. A deep "whooping" sound is often heard when the patient tries to take a breath. He puts you and other family members at risk if it truly is whooping cough. Tell him to get to the doctor and stop putting you at risk.

In brief: Kick him out!

Pertussis (whooping cough) is a highly contagious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable, violent coughing.
The coughing can make it hard to breathe. A deep "whooping" sound is often heard when the patient tries to take a breath. He puts you and other family members at risk if it truly is whooping cough. Tell him to get to the doctor and stop putting you at risk.
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