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How common is it to develop cough variant asthma as an adult?

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Dr. Michael Rupp
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not Common

people often talk about cough variant asthma, but it really is asthma with cough as a symptom instead of wheeze.
So if you are coughing see an allergist and have a breathing test called a spirometry. This will tell you if asthma is there or not. The most common cause of cough is post nasal drip and acid reflux can also play a big role.

In brief: Not Common

people often talk about cough variant asthma, but it really is asthma with cough as a symptom instead of wheeze.
So if you are coughing see an allergist and have a breathing test called a spirometry. This will tell you if asthma is there or not. The most common cause of cough is post nasal drip and acid reflux can also play a big role.
Dr. Michael Rupp
Dr. Michael Rupp
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Dr. Bradford Romans
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Bradford Romans
Dr. Bradford Romans
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