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Common Symptoms - Brooklynn C

Diaphoresis Excessive perspiration
flushing A red appearance to the ski, which generally affects the face & neck. This is commonly present with fever.
jaundice a yellow appearance by the skin, first evident in the white of eyes.
rash An eruption of the rash.
dehydration A decrease in amount of water in the body.
bradycardia An abnormally slow heart
edema The retention of fluid in the tissues, resulting in swelling. Skin over the area is tight. this is most easily observed in the extremities.
tachycardia An abnormally fast heart.
constipation A condition in which the stool becomes hard & dry, resulting in difficult passage from rectum
diarrhea The passage of increased of increased number of loose, watery stools. The fecal material moves rapidly through the intestinal tract, resulting in decreased absorption by the body of water,electrolytes & nutrients.
flatulence The presence of gas in the stomach or intestines.
nausea A sensation of discomfort in the stomach with a feeling that vomiting may occur.
cough An involuntary & forceful exhalation of air followed by a deep inhalation. It may be productive(meaning a discharge is produced)or nonproductive (no discharge is present)
cyanosis A bluish discoloration of the due to lack of oxygen.
dyspnea Labored or difficult breathing.
epistaxis Hemorrhaging from the nose (nosebleed).
Chills A feeling of coldness accompanied by shivering; generally present with fever.
Convulsions Involuntary contractions of muscles.
Fever or pyrexia A body temperature that is higher than normal.
Headache A feeling of pain or aching in the head; a common symptom that accompanies many illness; can be a result of tension, fatigue, and/or eyestrain.
malaise A vague sense of body discomfort, weakness & fatigue, often marking the onset of a disease & continuing through the course of the illness.
Pain Irritation of pain receptors, resulting of distress or suffering; it is an important indication that a part of the body is not working properly.
Pruritus Severe itching.
Vertigo A feeling of dizziness or light-headness.
vomiting This is ejection of the stomach contents through the mouth, also known as emesis.(The ejected contents is known as vomitus)
anorexia A loss of appetite & lack of interest in food.
Created by: brooklynncrowe