What are the signs and symptoms of the catarrhal phase (stage 1) pertussis (whooping cough)?

Updated: May 02, 2019
  • Author: Joseph J Bocka, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Stage 1 – Catarrhal phase

  • Nasal congestion

  • Rhinorrhea

  • Sneezing

  • Low-grade fever

  • Tearing

  • Conjunctival suffusion

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