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Diagnostic Tests for Asthma

Home Diagnostic Testing

These home medical tests may be relevant to Asthma causes:

Tests and diagnosis discussion for Asthma:

Peak flow meters can help you find out what your triggers are. Peak flow meters measure how well you are breathing. The peak flow meter is simple and small. It can be used at home or at work. Talk to your doctor about this. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI -- Your Asthma Can Be Controlled: NHLBI)

Several tests may be needed to tell what is causing your symptoms. These tests include spirometry (to measure how open your airways are), a chest x-ray, an electrocardiogram (to show whether you have heart disease), and a blood test. Accurate diagnosis is important because asthma is treated differently from other diseases with similar symptoms. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Asthma Age Page: NHLBI)

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Asthma:

The following list of conditions have 'Asthma' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Asthma:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Asthma' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.

 

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