Not curable. Asthma is not curable but there are plenty of treatments available to control and relieve symptoms. Asthmatics can experience long symptom-free intervals but there is no cure at this time. See your doctor for the best treatment possible for you.
Complex answer. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the lungs that can wax and wane over time. Treatment of asthma requires a thorough history and physical exam. Triggers should be identified through skin testing. Treatment is a combination of avoidance of allergens, use of inhaled corticosteroids and / or brochodilators. There are other medicines that can be used as well. Treatment may be individualized.
Change your DNA. You don't get rid of asthma any more than a short adult grows an additional foot.Its in your genetic makeup.Your symptoms may come & go with days/wks/yrs without pbs or need for meds but its still part of you and can resurface. Learning about your asthma, avoiding the aggrivating factors & finding the combination of rx that works fou u is how to live with it well.
Asthma in children. Getting rid of asthma is a tough task, if your child has asthma consult an allergist and determine if he/she has any and eliminate the triggers. You need to have asthma well controlled in children to prevent airway damage from inflammation. Typically your doctor will prescribe inhalers. A good portion of children outgrow their asthma. Read more...