Recognising acromegaly can be difficult as there are lots of different symptoms, which appear over long periods of time.1 Initially your doctor might ask to see some old photos to look for changes in your features,2 and discuss any other symptoms you have.
If your doctor thinks you might be suffering from acromegaly, there are several tests they can use to confirm the diagnosis.
NHS England. Acromegaly. Available at:https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/acromegaly/ Last accessed September 2020.
Endocrine Web. Acromegaly Diagnosis. Available at:https://www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/acromegaly/acromegaly-diagnosis Last accessed September 2020.