Cough In The Athlete

Publication Date: February 1, 2017
Last Updated: March 14, 2022


In adult and adolescent athletes (≥12 years of age) complaining of acute or recurrent cough, we suggest to initially evaluate for the most commonly reported causes of cough in this group such as asthma, exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), respiratory tract infections (RTIs), upper airway cough syndrome (UACS) due to rhinosinus conditions, and environmental exposures related to the sport training environments. (, )

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Cough In The Athlete

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