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Common Symptom(Krista Elzey)

diaphoresis excessive perspiration
flushing a red appearance to the skin, which generally affects the face & neck. this is commonly present with fever.
jaudice a yellow appearance by the skin, first evident in the white of your eyes.
rash an eruption of the skin
bradycardia an abnormal slow pulse rate (less than 60bpm )
dehydration a decrease in the amount of water in the body. the patient had a flushed appearance, dry skin, & decreased output of urine
edema the retention of fluid in the tissues,resulting in swelling. skin over the area is tight. this is the most easily observed extremities.
tachycardia an abnormal fast heart beat (greater than 100bpm)
anorexia a loss of appetite & lack of interest on food
constipation a condition at which the stool becomes hard& dry, resulting in difficulty passage from the rectum. the conspiracy of the stool \, rather than the frequency of the defection, is used as a guide in determining the presence of it.
diarrhea the passage of an increased number of loose, watery stool. the fecal material moves rapidly through the intestines tract, resulting in the decrease 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 the feeling that vomiting mat occure
vomiting this is the ejection of the stomach contents through the mouth, also known as emasis. (the ejected contents is also known as vomitus)
cough an involuntary & forceful exhalation of air followed by a deep inhalation. it may be productive (meaning a discharge is produced)or non productive (no discharge is present).
cyanosis a blueish discoloration of the skin due to lack of oxygen.
dyspnea labored or difficult breathing
apistaxis hemorrhaging from the nose (nosebleed)
chills a feeling of coldness accompanied by shivering; generally present with fever
convulsions involuntary contractions of the 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 illnesses; 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 serve itching
vertigo a feeling of dizziness or light-headedness
Created by: kristaelzey