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Can you outgrow asthma?
No. Asthma is a chronic disease, which means that it doesn't go away once you have it, and you are always at risk for symptoms. Some people think children outgrow asthma because they have fewer symptoms or attacks as they get older. But asthma causes changes in the lungs' airways. Those changes don't go away, and symptoms can return at any time. Even after a long time without symptoms, asthma can be triggered again. About a third of children with asthma still have symptoms when they become adults.