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Who gets cough-variant asthma?

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Anyone can get cough-variant asthma at any time, but it is common in young kids with childhood asthma. Cough-variant asthma may lead to the development of "classic" asthma, with symptoms that include shortness of breath and wheezing.

From: Cough-Variant Asthma WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

National Lung Health Education Program: "Chronic Cough."

Dicpinigaitis, P. , Jan. 2006. Chest

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on August 5, 2017

SOURCES: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

National Lung Health Education Program: "Chronic Cough."

Dicpinigaitis, P. , Jan. 2006. Chest

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on August 5, 2017

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