Understanding Cough Variant Asthma


Common asthma symptoms are not present

Children are commonly diagnosed with CVA

CVA is a dry cough

Diagnosing CVA can be difficult

Methocoline challenge test needed for diagnosis

Treatment for CVA is the same as for asthma

People with CVA should avoid triggers

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