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A 20-year-old male asked:

What is cough variant asthma? and do you prefer dry powder inhalers or metered dose inhalers for albuterol treatment of this condition?which is better

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Cough variant asthma: Is type of asthma where cough is the most salient symptom, dry cough, but still have other asthma signs, at times it might be the only symptom and hard to diagnose. As for the albuterol form: whichever works, so long it is taken in the right way and produces the desired effect, but albuterol is just a quick fix, you need comprehensive treatment as any other asthmatic, see an allergist/pulmonol
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