Diagnosing asthma

If you think you or your child has asthma or severe asthma, our advice will help you understand how asthma is diagnosed and how to get a faster diagnosis.

Adult asthma diagnosis

How to get an asthma diagnosis faster, so your GP or asthma nurse can treat your symptoms.

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Child asthma diagnosis

Our expert tips will help you spot symptoms in babies and children and get you the help you need.

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Severe asthma diagnosis

Severe asthma needs different types of treatment, so it’s important to spot the symptoms and get it diagnosed.

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Asthma tests

You may have to do different tests, and do some tests more than once, to help diagnose asthma. Some tests are also used to keep an eye on your asthma.

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