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    Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

    Severe coughing that ends in a "whooping" sound when the person breathes in. Caused by pertussis bacteria.


    Dry Coughs

    A dry, hacking cough that often gets worse at night. May be caused by colds, bronchiolitis, or asthma.


    Productive/Wet Coughs

    A productive cough that brings up mucus. May be caused by infections or asthma.


    Cough With Wheezing

    A wheezing, whistling sound when breathing out during a cough. May be caused by bronchiolitis or asthma.


    10 Ways to Prevent Pertussis

    See top ways to stop whooping cough from spreading in your family.
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