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Diagnosis of OCD

Because the symptoms may feel embarrassing, OCD can go undiagnosed for too long and compulsive behaviour can become ingrained.

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Dementia diagnosis

Confirming a diagnosis of dementia can be difficult, particularly when the condition is in its early stages. Find out how dementia is diagnosed.

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Asthma diagnosis

There is no single test for asthma. Your doctor will decide if you have asthma based on talking to you, examining you and performing some breathing tests.

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Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis diagnosis

Crohn’s disease and colitis share many symptoms with other common conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome, gastroenteritis and coeliac disease. Find out about tests for Crohn’s disease and colitis.

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Heart attack diagnosis

With a heart attack, every minute counts. Know the warning signs of a heart attack and what to do if you or someone around you experience the warning signs.

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Heart failure diagnosis

There are a number of common symptoms of heart failure or chronic heart failure. If your doctor thinks you may have heart failure, you will probably need to have tests to find out more.

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Screening for Down syndrome

Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder affecting 1 in 1,100 babies. Screening and diagnostic tests for Down syndrome are offered to women during pregnancy.

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Genetic testing

Genetic testing can give you important information if you are planning a family or if you, or someone you care for, has a genetic disorder.

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Angiogram

An angiogram is a test used to help detect abnormal blood vessels, clots and other problems. Learn more about angiograms including what to expect.

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Endoscopy

An endoscopy is a procedure that gives your doctor a direct view of your body’s internal organs. Learn more about the procedure including how to prepare for it.

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Bronchoscopy

During a bronchoscopy, a doctor views your airways and lungs. By inserting a tube attached to a camera, they aim to diagnose or treat a condition.

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