There are multiple ways to diagnose asthma, including a detailed history of symptoms, and a physical examination. These two are the first steps that your physician will take in order to diagnose. Other tests that may occur include the lung function test, Body Box Plethysmograph Test, Peak Flow, skin testing, and blood testing. If you feel like you are experiencing asthma symptoms, it is best to reach out to a physician as soon as possible for diagnosis and to come up with an asthma treatment plan.
How does a doctor diagnose asthma?
There are a variety of tests that may be done to diagnose asthma, such as a physical examination, lung function test, Body Box Plethysmograph test, peak flow, skin testing, and blood testing.
How is asthma diagnosed in adults?
Asthma in adults can be diagnosed in a variety of ways. The most common testing is a lung function test and skin testing.
How can I test myself for asthma?
To ensure an accurate asthma diagnosis, it is best to schedule an appointment with one of our allergists.