The dry, "barking" cough is characteristic of cough-variant asthma, which is most commonly diagnosed in children. The sooner she starts on asthma treatments, the sooner she'll be feeling better. Letting an asthma attack go without treatment can lead to serious breathing problems or pneumonia.
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