What is whooping cough? What are its causes and symptoms and ailments?
When the patient coughs constantly with a sound like ‘whoop’ while breathing or coughing, the symptoms are of Whooping cough. Whooping cough is the common name of Pertussis. This type of coughing is transmittable and can cause even death. This normally occur in infants and young children but less in adults. The treatment of whooping cough can only be shortened in the early stage of coughing with an antibiotic but can’t alter the outcome of the disease. If you find any symptoms of whooping cough then call the doctor immediately for regular treatment before going into severe situation.