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Doctor asked about asthma. Can childhood asthma come back after 20 years of no asthma?
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
There are various patterns and presentations of asthma.
The possible triggers of the symptoms of asthma include pollen, dust, mold, pet dander or pet hair. Cigarette smoke can cause bronchospasm and lead to long term lung problems. Avoiding triggers of your asthma will help to control the symptoms. Patients can have inflammation in the lung with no obvious symptoms as well.

In brief: Yes
There are various patterns and presentations of asthma.
The possible triggers of the symptoms of asthma include pollen, dust, mold, pet dander or pet hair. Cigarette smoke can cause bronchospasm and lead to long term lung problems. Avoiding triggers of your asthma will help to control the symptoms. Patients can have inflammation in the lung with no obvious symptoms as well.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes...
There is no cure for asthma and patients can be symptom-free for many years only to have symptoms return.
Smoking cessation is necessary, if you currently smoke. There are effective treatments so see your doctor.

In brief: Yes...
There is no cure for asthma and patients can be symptom-free for many years only to have symptoms return.
Smoking cessation is necessary, if you currently smoke. There are effective treatments so see your doctor.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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