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how to treat cough variant asthma

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
There isn't any: Unfortunately there isn't any medication specifically to treat cough-variant asthma that is available otc. You can, however, use some cough suppressan ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
None: You need to see your doctor regarding this. Many people with cough-variant asthma actually needs a controller drug such as low-dose inhaled steroid or ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Asthma: Cough is just a symptom of asthma. If your docotr hears wheezing and is recurrent problem, then you may have asthma for sure. Your docotr needs to do ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Generally, if you have a persistent cough that has not resolved after possible antibiotic treatment for infections, meds for reflux, etc., but does re ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Mostly by history: This is asthma which is primarily manifested by coughing and not measurable evidence of airway constriction. The response to low-dose inhaled steroid ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cough: Cough and not shortness of breath or wheezing is the primary symptom. The lung function test is often normal but the patient usually responds well to ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Cough is the most: common presentation of asthma ( beginning symptom ).Asthma can develop at any point in life.If severe,seek out a Board Certified Allergist.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Matter of degree/sx: Cva is what i would consider one of the mildest forms of asthma. In season one may cough intermittently without actually wheezing&be treated for a num ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
46 years experience Pediatrics
Cough : Persistent cough can be due to sinus infections, asthma, smoking, lung infection or disease and GERD. If your cough has lasted more than 2-3 weeks wh ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: All forms of asthma are based in inflammation causing airway hyperreactivity and spasm. That being said, allergens can also trigger asthma symptoms, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Inhaled steroids: Cough variant asthma caused by inflammation is best treated by inhaled steroids. Check with your medical provider to determine the best one for your c ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Antihistamines tend to dry secretions permitting them to thicken & become harder to bring up naturally or with a cough. Some do this more than oth ... Read More
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