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DV Common Symtoms

Common Symptoms

diaphoresis excessive perspiration.
flushing A red appearance to the skin,which generally affects th face and neck.a flushed appearance is commonly present with a fever.
jaundice A yellow appearance to the skin, first evident in the white of the eyes.
rash An eruption on the skin.
bradycardia An abnormally slow pulse rate.
dehydration A decrease in the amount of water in the body. The patient has a flushed appearence,dry skin,and decreased output of urine.
edema The retenition of fluid in the tissue,resulting in swelling. Skin over the area is tight. Edema is most easily observed in the extremities.
tachycardia An abnormally fast pulse rate.
anorexia A loss of appetite and lack of interest in food.
constipation A condition in which the stool becomes hard and dry, resulting in difficult passage from the rectum.
diarrhea The passage of increased number of loose, watery stools
flatulence The presence of excessive gas in the stomach or intestines.
nausea A sensation of discomfort in the stomach with a feeling that vomiting may occur.
vomiting The ejection of the stomach contents through the mouth, also known as emesis.
cough An involuntary and forceful exhalation of air followed by a deep inhalatiion. May be productive or nonproductive.
cyanosis A bluish discoloration of the skin due to lack of oxygen.
dyspnea Labored or difficult breathing
epistaxis Hemorrhaging from the nose (nosebleed)
chills A feeling of coldness accompanied by shivering.usually present with a fever.
convulsions involuntary contractions of the muscles.
Fever or pyrexia A body temprature that is higher than normal.
headache A feeling of pain or aching im the head.
malaise A vauge sense of body discomfort, weakness, and fatigue.
pain Irritation of pain receptors, resulting in a feeling of distress or suffering.
pruritis severe itching.
vertigo A feeling of dizziness or light-headedness.
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