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Common Symptoms

Diaphoresis exsessive perspiration
Flushig A red appearance to the skin, which generally affects the face & neck. This is commenly present with a fever
Jaundice A yellow appearance by the skin, first evident in th white of the eyes.
Rash An eruption of the skin
Bradycradia An abnormally slow pulse rate (less than BPM)
Dehydration A decrease in the amount of water in the body. The patient has a flushed appearance, dry skin & decreased output of urine
Edema The retention of fluid in the tissue, resulting in swelling. skin over the area is tight. this is most easily observed in thr extrimities
Tachycardia An abnormally fast heart beat (greater than 100 bpm)
anorexia a loss of appitie & lack of interest in food.
constipation a condition in which the stool becomes hard and dry, resulting in difficult passage from the rectum. the consistency of the stool, rather than the frequency of defecation, is used as a guide in determining the presence of this
diarrhea the passage of an increase number of loose watery stools. the fecal material moves rapidly through the intestinal track, resulting in decreased absorption bythe body of water, electrolytes & nutrients
flatulence the presence of gas in the stomach or intestines
nasusae a sensation of discomfort in the stomach with a feeling that vomiting may occur.
vomiting this is the ejection of the stomach contents through the mouth, also known as emisis (the ejected contents is known as vomitus
cough an involuntary & forceful exhalation of air followed by a deep inhalation. it may be productive(meaning a discharge inn produced) or non productive (no discharge is present)
cyanosis a bluish discoloration of the skin due to lack of oxygen.
dyspnea labored or difficult breathing
epistaxis hemorrhaging fromthe nose(nosebleed)
chills a feeling of coldness accompained by shivering; generally present with a fever
convulsion involuntary contractions of the muscles
fever or pyrexia a body temp that is higher than normal
headache a feeling of pain or aching in the head; a common syptom that accompainies many illnesses; can be a result of tension, fatigue, and/or eyestrain
malasie a vague sense of body discomfort, weakness, and fatigue often marking the inset of a disease & continuing through the course of the ilness
pain irritation of pain receptors, resultiing of suffering; it is an important indication that a part of the body is not working properly
pruritis sever itching
vertigo a feeling of dizziness or ligh-headedness
Created by: devonlott