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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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