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*  Whooping cough - Wikipedia
... so additional doses of vaccine are often recommended for older children and adults.[14] Antibiotics may be used to prevent the ... and mild cough.[1] This is followed by weeks of severe coughing fits.[1] Following a fit of coughing, a high-pitched whoop ... pertussis and develop clinical whooping cough in high incidence when exposed to low inoculation doses.[25][26] The bacteria may ... A reasonable guideline is to treat people age ,1 year within 3 weeks of cough onset and infants age ,1 year and pregnant women ...
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*  Whooping Cough - Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment | TexasIDR
Pertussis is a respiratory illness commonly known as whooping cough. Pertussis symptoms usually develop within 5-10 days after ... There are several antibiotics available to treat pertussis. If you or your child is diagnosed with pertussis, your doctor will ... The illness can be milder (less severe) and the typical "whoop" absent in children, teens, and adults who have been vaccinated ... Pertussis, a respiratory illness commonly known as whooping cough, is a very contagious disease caused by a type of bacteria ...
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*  Pertussis - Wikipedia
... pertussis and whooping cough as a zoonotic disease since around 1910 but in the 1930s, knowledge was gained that the bacteria ... Following a fit of coughing, a high-pitched whoop sound or gasp may occur as the person breathes in. The coughing may last for ... Evidence to support interventions, other than antibiotics, for the cough is poor. Many children less than a year of age require ... A reasonable guideline is to treat people age >1 year within 3 weeks of cough onset and infants age ...
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*  Pneumonia - KidsHealth For Parents : Akron Children's Hospital
Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Pertussis is characterized by severe coughing spells that end in a whooping sound when the person ... Ask the doctor before you use a medicine to treat your child's cough because cough suppressants stop the lungs from clearing ... In most cases, pneumonia is treated with antibiotics taken by mouth at home. The type of antibiotic used depends on the type of ... Your Child's Immunizations: Hib Vaccine Find out when and why your child needs to get this vaccine. ...
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*  Whooping cough overview - myDr.com.au
The cough commonly persists for up to 3 months. ... attacks of coughing that often end in a high-pitched whooping ... Whooping cough is a highly infectious disease that causes sudden ... whoop'. Often whooping cough may be in an older child who has ... What causes whooping cough?. Whooping cough is caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis, although sometimes other bacteria ... People with whooping cough need to stay away from work, school or childcare facilities until they have been on antibiotics for ...
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*  Whooping Cough Remedies
Natural remedies for whooping cough can make the disease much easier to bear. Vitamin C and mullein leaf are among the ... the bacteria does not cause whopping cough. The vaccine essentially exposes you to the bacteria in a milder form, allowing you ... What About Antibiotics for Pertussis?. Antibiotics are sometimes used to treat pertussis; unfortunately, it is usually not ... As the body tried to eliminate the mucous from the lungs through vigorous coughing, the coughing fit often ends with a "whoop" ...
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*  My Blog - Pediatrics 21 - Pediatrics for Family Health
... or adult with an acute cough illness characterized by prolonged cough or cough with paroxysms, whoop, or post-tussive gagging/ ... A reasonable guideline is to treat persons aged ,1 year within 3 weeks of cough onset and infants aged ,1 year and pregnant ... Pertussis, or whooping cough, is an acute infectious disease caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. ... Culture is best done from nasopharyngeal (NP) specimens collected during the first 2 weeks of cough when viable bacteria are ...
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*  Pertussis - The Clinical Advisor
Physician assistants and nurse practitioners use Clinical Advisor for updated medical guidance to diagnose and treat common ... paroxsymal cough; 2) inspiratory whoop; 3) posttussive vomiting or 2 or more weeks of cough in an outbreak setting. ... Jenkinson, D. "Whooping cough: What proportion of cases is notified in an epidemic?". BMJ. vol. 287. 1983. pp. 183-185. ... Antibiotics initiated during the cough stage of illness have no significant effect on the severity or duration of symptoms, but ...
  https://www.clinicaladvisor.com/pediatrics/pertussis/article/621990/