What tests did your Dr. use to diagnose your asthma?


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  • MahmoudHussein
    5 months ago

    I think Symptoms play major role in asthma diagnosis also skin test & Spiromethy

  • TheAllergyGroup
    6 months ago

    Skin tests for allergies. We specialize in both Pediatric Allergy & Immunology as well as Adult Allergy & Immunology. Click http://allergyweb.com/ To learn more about allergies and asthma, as well as to learn more about us.

  • Evans
    6 months ago

    Feel very anxious at times

  • Richard Faust
    6 months ago

    Sorry to hear you struggle with anxiety Evans. Know that you are not alone. in fact, our editorial team wrote this article about anxiety and depression and the coonection to asthma: https://asthma.net/symptoms/anxiety-and-depression/. Taking care of the emotional aspects can be important. You are always welcome here anytime you need a little extra support. Best, Richard (Asthma.net Team)

  • Evans
    6 months ago

    Skin tests and spiromethy test

  • FeelingShy
    7 months ago

    I did a spirometry test, used an inhaler, and then did the spirometry again. While I waited for the inhaler to take effect, I also had skin tests for allergies…which wasn’t exactly asthma testing but was closely related.

  • Leon Lebowitz, RRT moderator
    7 months ago

    Hi FeelingShy and thanks for your response. The tests you had seemed to be ‘spot on’ for helping the physician understand the extent of your asthma and how to treat it. The spirometry helped to measure the degree of obstruction and reversibility while the skin tests help to determine your triggers.
    Please do check back and let us know how you’re doing.
    All the best,
    Leon (site moderator)

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