At what age does asthma typically first present?

Updated: Oct 07, 2019
  • Author: John J Oppenheimer, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Disease onset can occur in people of any age, but children often present when younger than 6 years. Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. [12, 13]


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