The following Conditions are related to Coughing

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  • Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

    Yes, there is a vaccine available to prevent pertussis, which is typically given in combination with vaccines for diphtheria and tetanus (DTaP or Tdap). If someone is already infected with pertussis, antibiotics such as azithromycin, clarithromycin, or erythromycin can be prescribed to help reduce the severity and duration of symptoms and prevent the spread of the disease to others. It is important to seek medical treatment promp  Read More

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

    Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a common respiratory virus that can cause mild, cold-like symptoms in adults and older children, but can be more serious in infants and young children. RSV is highly contagious and spreads through respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Symptoms of RSV can include coughing, wheezing, fever, and difficulty breathing. In severe cases, RSV can lead to bronchiolitis or pneumonia. There i  Read More

  • Tuberculosis (TB)

    The treatment for Tuberculosis (TB) typically involves a combination of antibiotics taken over a period of several months. The most common antibiotics used to treat TB include: 1. Isoniazid (INH) 2. Rifampin (RIF) 3. Ethambutol (EMB) 4. Pyrazinamide (PZA) Treatment for TB usually lasts for at least six months, and sometimes longer depending on the severity of the infection. It is important to take al  Read More