This often depends on how well you follow your asthma treatment plan - the condition can be difficult to manage. Goals of treatment include preventing chronic symptoms and asthma flares, maintaining normal lung function and activity levels, and avoiding serious or long-term medication side effects.
Diagnosing childhood asthma may require an allergist/immunologist or pulmonologist.
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