Asthma in children

Asthma is very common in children. For most children, asthma symptoms can be easily controlled with the right treatment.

We also have information about asthma in adults.

Last medically reviewed: September 2019. Due for review: September 2022

This information uses the best available medical evidence and was produced with the support of people living with lung conditions. Find out how we produce our information. If you’d like to see our references get in touch.