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If your GP thinks you have bronchiectasis, some tests will be arranged for you.
Tests your GP may organise include:
Depending on the test results, you may be referred to a specialist respiratory (chest) consultant. The consultant may arrange additional tests including:
The severity of symptoms varies depending on the severity of the disease. The colour chart on the right is used by some doctors to help determine disease severity.
Most people with bronchiectasis have symptoms somewhere in between mild and severe.