Do I have asthma? Getting a diagnosis

6) Other tests

There are some tests which can be done at your GP surgery such as:

  • Peak flow monitoring.
  • Simple spirometry.

Some more detailed tests are done in hospital outpatient’s respiratory departments. These may include:

  • More detailed spirometry.
  • Exercise tests.
  • Gas transfer tests.

You can find out more about these in the next section.

You have reached the end of this topic on Do I have asthma? Getting a diagnosis. What do you want to do next?


    Q1. Has the My Lungs my Life site helped you self manage your condition?

    Q2. Would you use the My Lungs My life site again?

    Q3. Would you recommend the My Lungs My Life site to others?

    Q4. Do you have Asthma?

    Q5. Are you a healthcare professional?

    Q6. How would you rate this section? (1 = poor, 5 = excellent)