It is very likely that your son has whooping cough as his cough and symptoms are very suggestive of this illness. He should be seen by a doctor preferably by a paediatrician. Ask the paediatrician if it is possible that your son has whooping cough. If it is whooping cough, your son will need to be treated on an antibiotic and a short course of cortisone such as Aspelone for 5 days.
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