Pertussis (whooping cough)PPertussis (whooping cough)Pertussis (whooping cough)EnglishRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Trachea;LungsTrachea;LungsConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Cough;Fever;Runny nose;Vomiting2014-06-17T04:00:00ZShawna Silver, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, PEng7.0000000000000067.0000000000000826.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>​Read about the symptoms and treatment of whooping cough, a bacterial infection affecting the lungs. </p><p>Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a sudden-onset bacterial infection of the lungs and upper respiratory tract.</p><p>Pertussis can be a very serious illness in babies because their airways are small. Babies under three months or older babies with difficulty breathing, eating or drinking may need to be admitted to hospital to support their breathing and nutrition.</p> ​<h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Whooping cough can be a serious bacterial infection in children.</li> <li>You can prevent pertussis by having your child vaccinated and getting a booster shot if needed. Ask your health-care provider for advice.</li> <li>Whooping cough can be treated with antibiotics. People who come in close contact with your child will need to take medication.</li> <li>See your doctor if your child's cough gets worse or occurs in clusters. Call 911 if your child's cough makes breathing difficult or causes your child's face to turn blue or if your child has a seizure.</li> </ul><h2>Signs and symptoms of pertussis</h2> <p>Common symptoms include:</p> <ul> <li>persistent, severe coughing that occurs in clusters</li> <li>a cough followed by <a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">vomiting</a> of milk, food or mucus</li> <li>a change in the colour of the face when coughing</li> <li>a high-pitched whoop sound when breathing in.</li> </ul> <p>Symptoms start seven to 14 days after a child is exposed to the infection.</p><h2>Causes of pertussis</h2> <p>This illness is caused by the bacteria (germ) Bordetella pertussis. You can almost always prevent pertussis by having your child vaccinated.</p> <p>If you or your child has been vaccinated, the immunity (protection) offered by the vaccine can decrease over time. This is why it is important to get a booster vaccine. Adolescents and adults who do not get a booster vaccine can become infected and pass the infection to children. Babies who have not received their complete vaccination for pertussis are also at risk for getting the infection. They can get sick very quickly when exposed to others who have it.</p><h2>How pertussis is diagnosed</h2> <p>If the doctor thinks your child has pertussis, they will take a swab of the secretions (mucus) from your child's nose for testing. It may take five to seven days for your doctor to get the results.</p><h2>How pertussis is treated</h2> <p>Your child will need to take antibiotics to fight the bacteria that cause pertussis. If your doctor thinks it is very likely that your child has pertussis, they will suggest that your child start the antibiotic even before their test results are confirmed. The antibiotics are most effective if started within three days of the start of illness.</p> <p>Make sure your child completes the full course of antibiotics, even if their symptoms seem to improve. People in close contact with your child may be asked to take an antibiotic so the infection does not spread.</p><h2>Complications of pertussis</h2> <p>Pertussis can be harmful, especially for babies. Complications may include <a href="/Article?contentid=784&language=English">pneumonia</a>, apnea (breaks in breathing), <a href="/Article?contentid=1773&language=English">seizures</a> and death.</p><h2>When to see a doctor</h2> <p>Call your child's regular doctor if:</p> <ul> <li>your child's cough is persistent, getting worse or occurring in clusters</li> <li>your child has had contact with someone who has pertussis.</li> </ul> <p>Go to your nearest Emergency Department or call 911 if:</p> <ul> <li>coughing causes your child's face to turn blue or your child to stop breathing</li> <li>coughing makes breathing difficult or fast</li> <li>your child is not responding to you or seems lethargic (sluggish)</li> <li>your child has a seizure (persistent shaking of the body that cannot be stopped)</li> <li>your child is vomiting or not drinking and is getting <a href="/Article?contentid=776&language=English">dehydrated</a>.</li> </ul>
الشاهوق (السعال الديكي)االشاهوق (السعال الديكي)Pertussis (whooping cough)ArabicRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Trachea;LungsTrachea;LungsConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Cough;Fever;Runny nose;Vomiting2010-03-05T05:00:00ZJanine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC7.0000000000000067.0000000000000826.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>السعال الديكي (الشاهوق) هو التهاب تنفسي بكتيري يسبب تشنجات سعال حادة. اقرأ عن اعراض وعلاج السعال الديكي.</p>
百日咳(哮咳)百日咳(哮咳)Pertussis (whooping cough)ChineseSimplifiedRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Trachea;LungsTrachea;LungsConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Cough;Fever;Runny nose;Vomiting1990-01-01T05:00:00ZJanine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC57.00000000000008.000000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z哮咳(百日咳)是引起严重咳嗽痉挛的细菌性呼吸传染病。了解哮咳的症状和治疗。<br>
百日咳(哮咳)百日咳(哮咳)Pertussis (Whooping Cough)ChineseTraditionalRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Trachea;LungsTrachea;LungsConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Cough;Fever;Runny nose;Vomiting1990-01-01T05:00:00ZJanine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC57.00000000000008.000000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z介紹孩子百日咳症狀,病因及並發症等信息,從而採取更好的百日咳治療方法
CoquelucheCCoqueluchePertussis (whooping cough)FrenchInfectious DiseasesChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Trachea;LungsImmune systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Cough;Fever;Runny nose;Vomiting2014-06-17T04:00:00ZShawna Silver, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, PEng7.0000000000000067.0000000000000826.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p> Renseignez-vous sur les symptômes et le traitement de la coqueluche qui est une infection bactérienne des poumons. </p><p>La coqueluche, qui est aussi appelée toux coquelucheuse, est une infection bactérienne des poumons et des voies respiratoires supérieures qui apparaît soudainement.</p><p>La coqueluche peut être grave chez les bébés compte tenu de la petite taille de leurs voies respiratoires. Il peut être nécessaire d’hospitaliser les bébés infectés de moins de trois mois ainsi que ceux plus âgés qui éprouvent des difficultés à respirer, à manger ou à boire pour qu’ils obtiennent les soins respiratoires et nutritionnels dont ils ont besoin.</p><br><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>La coqueluche est une infection bactérienne pouvant être grave chez les enfants.</li> <li>Vous pouvez prévenir la coqueluche en faisant vacciner votre enfant et en vous assurant qu’il obtient un vaccin de rappel au besoin. Demandez des conseils à ce sujet à votre fournisseur de soins de santé.</li> <li>La coqueluche peut être traitée à l’aide d’antibiotiques. Les personnes en contact direct avec votre enfant devront aussi suivre une antibiothérapie.</li> <li>Consultez votre médecin si la toux de votre enfant s’aggrave ou se présente sous forme de quintes. Composez le 911 si votre enfant a du mal à respirer ou son visage prend une teinte bleutée pendant qu’il tousse ou s’il est atteint de convulsions.</li> </ul><h2>Signes et symptômes de la coqueluche</h2> <p>Les symptômes courants de l’infection sont les suivants :</p> <ul> <li>quintes de toux graves et persistantes,</li> <li>toux déclenchant des <a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=French">vomissements</a> du lait et des aliments consommés ou des expectorations (expulsions du mucus par la bouche),</li> <li>coloration du visage durant la toux,</li> <li>inspiration sifflante à tonalité aiguë appelée chant du coq.</li> </ul> <p>Les symptômes se manifestent de 7 à 14 jours suivant l’exposition à l’infection.</p><h2>Causes de la coqueluche</h2> <p>Cette infection est causée par la bactérie Bordetella pertussis. La vaccination permet presque toujours de la prévenir.</p> <p>Chez les gens vaccinés de tout âge, l'immunité (protection) conférée par la vaccination peut diminuer avec le temps, ce qui explique l’importance des vaccins de rappel. Les adolescents et les adultes qui n’obtiennent pas de vaccins de rappel peuvent être infectés et transmettre la coqueluche aux enfants. Les bébés n’ayant pas reçu toutes leurs doses de vaccin contre la coqueluche sont également à risque. Ils peuvent contracter très rapidement l’affection s’ils sont exposés à des personnes infectées.</p><h2>Comment la coqueluche est-elle diagnostiquée?</h2> <p>Si le médecin estime que votre enfant fait une coqueluche, il prélèvera des sécrétions nasales (mucus) à l’aide d’un écouvillon (bâtonnet ouaté) à des fins d’analyse. Les résultats devraient lui parvenir au bout de cinq à sept jours.</p><h2>Traitement de la coqueluche</h2> <p>Votre enfant aura besoin d’antibiotiques pour combattre les bactéries à l’origine de la coqueluche. Si votre médecin estime que votre enfant est fort probablement atteint d’une coqueluche, il recommandera de commencer l’administration des antibiotiques avant même d’obtenir les résultats de l’analyse. Pour une efficacité optimale de ces médicaments, il faut commencer à les donner dans les trois jours suivant la date de contraction de l’infection.</p> <p>Vous devrez vous assurer de donner l’ensemble des antibiotiques prescrits à votre enfant même si ses symptômes semblent moins marqués. On pourrait aussi demander aux personnes en contact direct avec votre enfant de prendre des antibiotiques pour éviter la propagation de l’infection.</p><h2>Complications de la coqueluche</h2> <p>La coqueluche peut être dangereuse, particulièrement pour les bébés, chez qui elle peut entraîner une <a href="https://akhpub.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=784&language=French">pneumonie​</a>, une apnée (suspensions de la respiration) et des <a href="https://akhpub.aboutkidshealth.ca/article?contentid=1&language=French">convulsions</a> et être mortelle.</p><h2>Quand consulter un médecin</h2> <p>Communiquez avec votre médecin :</p> <ul> <li>si la toux persiste ou s’aggrave ou se présente sous forme de quintes,</li> <li>si votre enfant a été exposé à une personne atteinte de coqueluche.</li> </ul> <p>Rendez-vous aux services d’urgence les plus près ou composez le 911 si votre enfant :</p> <ul> <li>cesse de respirer ou son visage prend une teinte bleutée pendant qu’il tousse,</li> <li>respire difficilement ou rapidement pendant qu’il tousse,</li> <li>ne réagit pas ou semble léthargique (endormi),</li> <li>est atteint de convulsions (mouvements brusques persistants et incontrôlables),</li> <li>a des vomissements ou refuse de boire et est en train de se <a href="/Article?contentid=776&language=French">déshydrater​</a>.</li> </ul>
A tosse convulsaAA tosse convulsaPertussis (Whooping Cough)PortugueseNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2011-06-15T04:00:00ZJanine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC67.00000000000007.00000000000000826.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>A tosse convulsa é uma infecção respiratória bacteriana que origina espasmos intensos de tosse. Leia sobre os sintomas e o tratamento da tosse convulsa.</p>
ਪਰਟੂਸਿੱਸ (ਕਾਲੀ ਖੰਘ)ਪਰਟੂਸਿੱਸ (ਕਾਲੀ ਖੰਘ)Pertussis (Whooping Cough)PunjabiNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2010-11-01T04:00:00ZJanine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC57.00000000000008.000000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>ਕਾਲੀ ਖੰਘ (ਪਰਟੂਸਿੱਸ) ਸਾਹ ਪਰਣਾਲੀ ਦੀ ਜਰਾਸੀਮ ਨਾਲ ਲੱਗਣ ਵਾਲੀ ਲਾਗ ਹੈ ਜਿਸ ਨਾਲ ਖੰਘ ਦੇ ਗੰਭੀਰ ਦੌਰੇ ਪੈਂਦੇ ਹਨ। ਕਾਲੀ ਖੰਘ ਦੇ ਲੱਛਣਾਂ ਅਤੇ ਇਲਾਜ ਬਾਰੇ ਪੜ੍ਹੋ।</p>
Tos ferina (tos convulsa)TTos ferina (tos convulsa)Pertussis (Whooping Cough)SpanishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00ZJanine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC57.00000000000008.000000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>La tos ferina o tos convulsa es una infección respiratoria provocada por una bacteria. Lea acerca de las causas y de la vacuna de la tos ferina.</p>
பேர்டூஸிஸ் ( கக்குவான் இருமல்)பேர்டூஸிஸ் ( கக்குவான் இருமல்)Pertussis (Whooping Cough)TamilNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00ZJanine A. Flanagan,HBArtsSc,MD, FRCPC57.00000000000008.000000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>பிள்ளைகள் கக்குவான் இருமல் என்பது அதீத இருமல் வலியை ஏற்படுத்தும் பக்டீரியல் சுவாச சம்மந்தமான தொற்று. பிள்ளைகள் கக்குவான் இருமல் அறிகுறிகள் மற்றும் சிகிச்சை பற்றி படித்தறியுங்கள்.</p>
کالی کھانسی (کالی کھانسی)ککالی کھانسی (کالی کھانسی)Pertussis (Whooping Cough)UrduNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00Z57.00000000000008.000000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Zکالی کھانسی سانس کی نالی میں جراثیمی انفیکشن ھے جس سے کھانسی کے شدید دورے پڑتے ھیں۔ کالی کھانسی کی علامات اور علاج کے بارے میں پڑھیے۔

 

 

Pertussis (whooping cough)754.000000000000Pertussis (whooping cough)Pertussis (whooping cough)PEnglishRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Trachea;LungsTrachea;LungsConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Cough;Fever;Runny nose;Vomiting2014-06-17T04:00:00ZShawna Silver, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, PEng7.0000000000000067.0000000000000826.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>​Read about the symptoms and treatment of whooping cough, a bacterial infection affecting the lungs. </p><p>Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a sudden-onset bacterial infection of the lungs and upper respiratory tract.</p><p>Pertussis can be a very serious illness in babies because their airways are small. Babies under three months or older babies with difficulty breathing, eating or drinking may need to be admitted to hospital to support their breathing and nutrition.</p> ​<h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Whooping cough can be a serious bacterial infection in children.</li> <li>You can prevent pertussis by having your child vaccinated and getting a booster shot if needed. Ask your health-care provider for advice.</li> <li>Whooping cough can be treated with antibiotics. People who come in close contact with your child will need to take medication.</li> <li>See your doctor if your child's cough gets worse or occurs in clusters. Call 911 if your child's cough makes breathing difficult or causes your child's face to turn blue or if your child has a seizure.</li> </ul><h2>Signs and symptoms of pertussis</h2> <p>Common symptoms include:</p> <ul> <li>persistent, severe coughing that occurs in clusters</li> <li>a cough followed by <a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">vomiting</a> of milk, food or mucus</li> <li>a change in the colour of the face when coughing</li> <li>a high-pitched whoop sound when breathing in.</li> </ul> <p>Symptoms start seven to 14 days after a child is exposed to the infection.</p><h2>Causes of pertussis</h2> <p>This illness is caused by the bacteria (germ) Bordetella pertussis. You can almost always prevent pertussis by having your child vaccinated.</p> <p>If you or your child has been vaccinated, the immunity (protection) offered by the vaccine can decrease over time. This is why it is important to get a booster vaccine. Adolescents and adults who do not get a booster vaccine can become infected and pass the infection to children. Babies who have not received their complete vaccination for pertussis are also at risk for getting the infection. They can get sick very quickly when exposed to others who have it.</p><h2>Phases of pertussis?</h2> <p>The illness has three phases.</p> <h3>First phase</h3> <p>During this phase, your child will begin to have cold-like symptoms, such as mild <a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a>, a runny nose and cough. These symptoms last for about two weeks and are similar to those of many viral upper respiratory tract infections.</p> <h3>Second phase</h3> <p>In this phase, the cough gets worse. Your child will have severe coughing episodes. These are sudden short, fast coughs that occur in clusters.</p> <p>Coughing makes breathing difficult for your child. When your child takes a breath in after a cluster of coughs, you will hear a high pitched whooping sound. Children less than six months old typically do not whoop and may instead gasp or gag during coughing episodes. The coughing may also cause your child to vomit milk, food or mucus.</p> <p>Your child will also often turn red in the face from coughing but will look relatively well between coughing episodes.</p> <p>This phase lasts from weeks two to six of the illness.</p> <h3>Third phase</h3> <p>This phase includes healing and recovery. Your child will continue to have a persistent cough, but it will be less severe than in the second phase. This phase can last from weeks to months.</p><h2>How pertussis is diagnosed</h2> <p>If the doctor thinks your child has pertussis, they will take a swab of the secretions (mucus) from your child's nose for testing. It may take five to seven days for your doctor to get the results.</p><h2>How pertussis is treated</h2> <p>Your child will need to take antibiotics to fight the bacteria that cause pertussis. If your doctor thinks it is very likely that your child has pertussis, they will suggest that your child start the antibiotic even before their test results are confirmed. The antibiotics are most effective if started within three days of the start of illness.</p> <p>Make sure your child completes the full course of antibiotics, even if their symptoms seem to improve. People in close contact with your child may be asked to take an antibiotic so the infection does not spread.</p><h2>Complications of pertussis</h2> <p>Pertussis can be harmful, especially for babies. Complications may include <a href="/Article?contentid=784&language=English">pneumonia</a>, apnea (breaks in breathing), <a href="/Article?contentid=1773&language=English">seizures</a> and death.</p><h2>Caring for your child at home</h2> <h3>Use a humidifier</h3> <p>Humid air may help loosen mucus, while dry air tends to make coughs worse. A cool mist vaporizer or humidifier in your child's bedroom may help. Change the water and clean any filters at least once a day.</p> <h3>Remove mucus with saline solution</h3> <p>Use a nasal saline solution and nasal suction to help remove mucus in the nose and throat.</p> <h3>Adjust your child's sleeping position</h3> <p>Keep your child upright before and after feeding to reduce spitting up and vomiting. This position also makes breathing easier.</p> <h3>Offer small glasses of fluid often</h3> <p>Encourage your child to drink small amounts of fluids often. It is important to maintain hydration if your child is vomiting. Breastfed babies should continue breastfeeding.</p> <h3>Avoid smoky places</h3> <p>Keep your child away from smoke and other environmental irritants. Cigarette smoke can make coughs worse.</p><h2>When to see a doctor</h2> <p>Call your child's regular doctor if:</p> <ul> <li>your child's cough is persistent, getting worse or occurring in clusters</li> <li>your child has had contact with someone who has pertussis.</li> </ul> <p>Go to your nearest Emergency Department or call 911 if:</p> <ul> <li>coughing causes your child's face to turn blue or your child to stop breathing</li> <li>coughing makes breathing difficult or fast</li> <li>your child is not responding to you or seems lethargic (sluggish)</li> <li>your child has a seizure (persistent shaking of the body that cannot be stopped)</li> <li>your child is vomiting or not drinking and is getting <a href="/Article?contentid=776&language=English">dehydrated</a>.</li> </ul><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/pertussis_whooping_cough.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/pertussis_whooping_cough.jpgPertussis (whooping cough)

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