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    How is asthma diagnosed?

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    Dr Inna Lieb

    GP (General Practitioner)

    Dr Lieb has over 7 years experience as a GP with special interests in women's health including ante-natal shared care with the Royal Hospital For … View Profile

    Asthma is diagnosed by lung function test with improvement proven with ventolin (bronchodilators). In children especially under the age of 2, asthma is often suspected clinically and treated until formal Lung function tests are performed age 4.

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