How To Distinguish Diphtheria From Pertussis?

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How to distinguish between diphtheria and pertussis?

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Diphtheria and pertussis are different diseases. Diphtheria is a disease caused by a bacterial infection that attacks the mucosa of the respiratory tract, throat, and skin. diteri is a very contagious disease and can result in death. Diphtheria is transmitted through breathing air, saliva splashes, or through direct contact with a patient's ulcer (if it is on the skin).

The symptoms caused by diphtheria usually include:

high fever chills chills swallowing pain there is a lump in the throat appearing gray spots on the throat tightness and difficulty breathing Diphtheria requires immediate examination and treatment from a doctor, so it is recommended that if you find any suspicion of symptoms like the above, immediately consult a hospital. Both diphtheria and pertussis can be prevented by immunizing DPT.

Pertussis or commonly referred to as whooping stones is a bacterial infection of the respiratory tract. Pertussis is also contagious. Transmission of pertussis is usually through respiratory air. pertussis usually causes symptoms such as a persistent cough that begins with a deep breath from the mouth. after that the patient usually experiences a persistent cough, hard cough, high fever, and may be accompanied by shortness of breath.

Therefore, pertussis and diphtheria both require direct treatment from a doctor, and the disease can be prevented by immunizing DPT.

here's an article you can read about pertussis

diphtheria

may be useful. thank you

dr. danny

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