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Diagnosis & tests

Knowing all about your asthma triggers and symptoms can help your GP make an accurate diagnosis and prescribe the most effective treatment. Learn about the tests your doctor may use to make an asthma diagnosis. Discover more about lung or pulmonary function tests and the different tests used for allergy and asthma. 

Diagnosis & tests

There are several asthma tests your GP may use to make an asthma diagnosis. Read about the most common asthma tests before your next appointment.

To find out if you have asthma or other lung problems, your GP will perform lung function or pulmonary function tests. Learn more about lung function tests so you’ll know what to expect as your doctor makes a diagnosis.

It’s a good idea to have questions ready to ask before your appointment.

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