Non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosis
The presence of swollen lymph nodes and other associated symptoms can suggest a diagnosis of lymphoma, but the only way to confirm the diagnosis is by carrying out a biopsy. Find out about diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
The diagnosis of acute pancreatitis is often reasonably straightforward. The doctor will talk to you, examine you and take some blood tests. Learn more about a pancreatitis diagnosis here.
Diagnosis of autism
The earlier a diagnosis of autism is made, the sooner you and your child will receive the support and care you need.
Diagnosis of ADHD
An ADHD diagnosis is usually made by a specialist paediatrician or child psychiatrist who assesses the child's behaviour, interviewing parents and teachers.
Diagnosis of OCD
There is no ‘test’ for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), but a diagnosis is based on an assessment of the person’s behaviours, thoughts and feelings.
Peripheral vascular disease diagnosis
If your doctor suspects a diagnosis of peripheral vascular disease (PVD), they will first carry out a physical examination of your leg. Find out how PVD is diagnosed.
Diagnosis of PTSD
A diagnosis of PTSD can come as a relief for someone who has been suffering symptoms as it provides an explanation and basis for beginning treatment.
Vaginal thrush diagnosis
Information about vaginal thrush diagnosis can be found on this page.
Many of the symptoms of leukaemia are quite general and can be caused by a range of illnesses. Find out more about leukaemia diagnosis.
Whooping cough causes and diagnosis
Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious bacterial infection passed on through close personal contact, sneezing and coughing. Find out more about its diagnosis.