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is there a cure for asthma?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
No: There are medications to help control asthma. But, there is no cure.
Answered on Feb 9, 2014
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
25 years experience Pediatrics
No: You can control the asthma but you cannot cure it.
Answered on Oct 6, 2016
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There is no cure for asthma but there are many good treatments available to control/prevent symptoms. Many asthmatics have long periods of time between exacerbations where they are symptom-free. See your doctor to be sure your are on the best regimen possible at this time. Avoid smoking.
Answered on Jan 20, 2014
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