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Just Now Also known as: whooping coughContent medically reviewed byDr. Juhi MehrotraMD, PediatricsView full profile onLinkedIn

Your provider will work with you to develop a care plan that may include one or more of these treatment options. Pertussis is treated using antibiotics. Family members may be prescribed preventive antibiotics.NutritionNutrition

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  • Drink plenty of fluids: e.g. water, juices, soups

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3 hours ago WebTreatment options vary by age Macrolides erythromycin, clarithromycin, and azithromycin* are preferred for the treatment of pertussis in persons 1 month of age and older. For persons 2 months of age and older, an …

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Just Now WebTake antibiotics exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Keep your home free from irritants – as much as possible – that can trigger coughing, such as smoke, dust, and chemical fumes. Use a clean, cool mist humidifier to …

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1 hours ago WebNov 17, 2022 · Treatment for pertussis is easily available and highly encouraged. If started early, it can help reduce severity, duration and the risk of complications, particularly in …

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9 hours ago WebAug 4, 2022 · Early treatment of pertussis with antibiotics is most effective for preventing symptoms. Vaccination is the best way to protect against pertussis. Disease Specifics Treatment Clinical Features Clinical …

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Just Now WebFeb 11, 2022 · The best way to prevent whooping cough is with the pertussis vaccine, which doctors often give in combination with vaccines against two other serious diseases — …

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6 hours ago WebAzithromycin (Zithromax) is the preferred treatment for pertussis because of its favorable safety profile, but use of other macrolides (erythromycin, clarithromycin) or

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4 hours ago WebAug 2, 2022 · Whooping cough (also known as pertussis) is a bacterial infection that gets into your nose and throat. It spreads easily, but vaccines like DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, …

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Just Now WebWhooping cough (pertussis) can cause serious illness in people of all ages but is most dangerous for babies. Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect against pertussis. …

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3 hours ago WebMay 21, 2018 · Treatment Many infants and some young children will need to be hospitalized during treatment, for observation and respiratory support. Some may need intravenous (IV) fluids for dehydration if

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6 hours ago WebJul 19, 2010 · They get the pertussis vaccination with diphtheria and tetanus. And then doses at 4 months and 6 months. Then there's a booster at 15 to 18 months, and …

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7 hours ago WebThe CDC recommends that children get 5 DTaP shots for maximum protection against pertussis. A DTaP shot is a combination vaccine that protects against 3 diseases: …

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5 hours ago WebOct 7, 2022 · Treatment of pertussis is largely supportive, including oxygen, suctioning, hydration, and avoidance of respiratory irritants. Parenteral nutrition may be necessary as the disease tends to have a prolonged …

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2 hours ago WebEducate parents to consider pertussis when their child has a cough or apnea. Let them know that it can be a severe illness, especially for infants, and they should seek immediate …

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4 hours ago WebJan 6, 2022 · INTRODUCTION. Pertussis, also known as "whooping cough," is a highly contagious acute respiratory illness caused by Bordetella pertussis.In the prevaccine era, …

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8 hours ago WebPertussis serology (IgA) may be detectable 2 weeks after the onset of the illness but rarely affects clinical management Management of patient Antibiotics Consider antibiotics if: …

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8 hours ago WebAntibiotics may prevent pertussis if given prior to symptom onset, but there are no data to indicate that widespread use of PEP among contacts effectively controls or limits the …

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