Associated Conditions for Whooping Cough
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
About associated conditions for Whooping Cough:
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.