The incubation period lasts long enough, from about 2 to 14 days. At this time the patient notices a worsening of appetite, feeling unwell and starting a cold. Sometimes a little fever and appears "innocent" cough. In principle, the onset is somewhat similar to the common cold and most often does not cause any suspicion. But if you notice these symptoms of the baby, immediately show the child's pediatrician or call an ambulance. In adults there are no serious complications, and the disease runs more quietly, but still it is a signal to start treatment at least medicinal plants (chamomile, calendula, wild rosemary or thyme).
Gradually the cough becomes intense and frequent. Often ends with vomiting and sadisco. Children begin to experience a lack of oxygen, sometimes blue nosogubnyj a triangle. The cough may provoke sputum, bright or with a small admixture of blood. As there are severe cramping, neck veins dilate, the child may lose consciousness. Adults not experiencing such painful symptoms, because the lungs have fully developed, unlike toddlers. Not observe the attack, he may end up in cardiac arrest, immediately call an ambulance. She usually comes to these calls in a matter of minutes to save the baby in time.
Gradually the cough begins to take place, but continues for another 2-3 weeks. The average time of the disease in about 4-7 weeks, but it is subject to the provision of skilled care and regular medication. The sooner you see a doctor or take the baby to the reception, the faster you will be able to overcome the disease.
If you let the disease to chance, it may be a complication of pneumonia, which is treated only in a hospital. Any coughing is a reason to see a doctor, no matter whooping cough or laryngitis.