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What are the symptoms of cough-variant asthma?

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In the type of asthma called cough-variant asthma, severe coughing is the main symptom. There can be other causes of cough such as postnasal drip, chronic rhinitis, sinusitis, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD or heartburn). Coughing because of sinusitis with asthma is common.

From: Types of Asthma WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: Smolley, L. , Dell, 1999. Bruce, D. , Ballantine, 2007. Schachter, N. Broadway Books, 2003. American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: "Distinguishing Between Asthma and Heart Disease," "Vocal Cord Dysfunction in Children."   American Lung Association: "Facts About Hay Fever."




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Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on April 14, 2018

SOURCES: Smolley, L. , Dell, 1999. Bruce, D. , Ballantine, 2007. Schachter, N. Broadway Books, 2003. American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: "Distinguishing Between Asthma and Heart Disease," "Vocal Cord Dysfunction in Children."   American Lung Association: "Facts About Hay Fever."




Breathe Right NowThe Sinus CureLife and Breath,

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on April 14, 2018

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