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Getting diagnosed

Your GP will ask about any symptoms including what they are, when you get them and whether anything you do makes them better or worse. They will decide whether to refer you to a specialist.

If you are diagnosed with myeloma, you will have further tests to find out how much the myeloma is affecting your body.

Seeing your GP

What happens when you see your GP and how to get the most out of your appointment.

Referral to a specialist

Find out when GPs refer people to see a specialist.


Find out why there is no screening programme for myeloma.

Tests to diagnose

Tests to diagnose myeloma include blood and urine tests, bone marrow tests and x-rays. 

Further tests

Information about the tests you might have after being diagnosed with myeloma.

Last reviewed: 
24 Aug 2018

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