Associated Conditions of Whooping Cough


About associated conditions: Associated conditions are those which appear statistically related, but do not have a clear cause or effect relationship. Whereas the complications are caused by Whooping Cough, and underlying causes may be causes of Whooping Cough, the following list shows associated conditions that simply appear with higher frequency in people who have Whooping Cough. In some cases, there may be overlap between this list and risk factors for Whooping Cough. People with Whooping Cough may be more likely to get a condition on the list of associated conditions, or the reverse may be true, or both. Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply coincidentally related to Whooping Cough is not always clear. For general information, see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.

Whooping Cough as a risk factor: Another type of associated condition is one for which Whooping Cough is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Whooping Cough is listed as a risk factor includes:

Last revision: June 26, 2003

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