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Is it possible to completely prevent asthma attacks?

It is not possible to completely prevent asthma attacks. Asthma attacks can still happen even if people are doing everything right. That’s why it's important that people with asthma and their family, teachers, and friends know what to do. People with asthma need an asthma action plan, so they and everyone else know what to do if they have an asthma attack. Doctors and other members of the asthma team will help people develop an asthma action plan.

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