is a (long-term) lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways.
About Asthma Diagnosis
Your primary care doctor will diagnose based on your medical and family histories, a physical exam, and test results.
Your doctor also will figure out the severity of your – that is, whether it’s intermittent, mild, moderate, or severe. The your doctor prescribes will depend on the level of severity.
Your doctor may recommend that you see an specialist if:You need special tests to help diagnose You’ve had a life-threatening You need more than one kind of medicine or higher doses of medicine to control your , or if you have overall problems getting your well controlled You’re thinking about getting allergy
Medical and Family Histories
Your doctor may ask about your family history of and allergies. He or she also may ask whether you have and when and how often they occur.
Let your doctor know whether…