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Diagnostic Tests for Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless Legs Syndrome: Diagnostic Tests

The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Restless Legs Syndrome includes:

Home Diagnostic Testing

These home medical tests may be relevant to Restless Legs Syndrome:

Tests and diagnosis discussion for Restless Legs Syndrome:

There is no laboratory test that can make a diagnosis of RLS and, when someone with RLS goes to see a doctor, there is usually nothing abnormal the doctor can see or detect on examination. Diagnosis therefore depends on what a person describes to the doctor. To help make a diagnosis, the doctor may ask about all current and past medical problems, family history, and current medications. A complete physical and neurological exam may help identify other conditions that may be associated with RLS, such as nerve damage (neuropathy or a pinched nerve) or abnormalities in the blood vessels. Basic laboratory tests may be done to assess general health and to rule out anemia. Further studies depend on initial findings. (Source: excerpt from Restless Legs Syndrome: NWHIC)

Diagnosis of Restless Legs Syndrome: medical news summaries:

The following medical news items are relevant to diagnosis of Restless Legs Syndrome:

 

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