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Asthma

Understanding Cough Variant Asthma

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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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