Barking Cough

A barking cough is a particular type of dry cough, which sounds like a dog barking. Many different causes of cough can actually cause a barking cough, but some are more common causes of this type of cough (e.g. croup). Whooping cough (pertussis) is well-known for causing a ...

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Many causes of any type of cough may cause a dry cough that lasts long enough to become a barking cough. Some example causes include:

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Differential Diagnosis of Barking Cough

Diphtheria: If you or your child has diphtheria, the symptoms will be:

  • bark-like cough.

Source: New Zealand Health1 ...

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Causes List for Barking Cough

Possible causes of Barking Cough (or similar symptoms) may include:2

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  1. Source: New Zealand Health: your-health/ conditions-and-treatments/ diseases-and-illnesses/ diphtheria
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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