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Asthma Basics

How to Prevent Asthma Flare-Ups (Video)

An asthma flare-up (or asthma attack) is when asthma symptoms get worse, making kids wheeze, cough, or be short of breath. An asthma flare-up can happen even when asthma is controlled. Asthma flare-ups can be handled, but it's even better if you can prevent them from happening.