Asthma

Diagnosis

There is no single test to diagnose asthma. However, that’s no reason to worry; because your doctor can decide if you have asthma based on talking to you, examining you and performing some breathing tests.

It is important to give your doctor accurate information about your symptoms, medication, allergies and other health related problems you may be facing. This will help your doctor diagnose your problem quickly and correctly

Asthma is often hereditary. Thus, it is important to be aware of your family’s medical history, as in knowing if someone in your family has asthma or allergy. This will help your doctor look in a little deeper into your complaints and determine whether or not you need to be tested for asthma

While most diagnoses are based on medical history, your doctor may also recommend breathing tests, to be completely sure of the problem and treatment to be given.