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anal discomfort
- The anus is the lowest part of the digestive tract, the opening from which stool is passed out of the body. Anal discomfort includes pain, itching, or burning.
- Dehydration is the condition that results when too much body fluid is lost.
- Ataxia describes a lack of ability to move the muscles in a co-ordinated fashion. People with ataxia have irregular or awkward movements.
bad breath
- Unpleasant, unusual, or offensive odour to the breath
- Bleeding is any loss of blood from the body. Bleeding can occur either internally or externally. It can occur through a natural opening such as the vagina. Most bleeding occurs through a break in the skin.
blood in the stools
- Blood in the stools means that blood from somewhere in the body is being excreted in the stool, or bowel movement.
blood in the urine
- Blood in the urine can be visible, or it may only be noticed when the urine is tested.
body odour
- Body odour is the term given to any smell associated with a person's body.
- Bruising is an area of discoloured skin. Bruising develops when the lining of small blood vessels is damaged, allowing blood cells to escape into the skin and tissues. This condition most often occurs after a person injures a particular part of the body.
Impacted Teeth
- An impacted tooth is a tooth that has not fully erupted into the oral cavity through the jaw bone and gum tissue.
chapped lips
- Chapped lips are dry, peeling, and uncomfortable.
chapped hands
- Chapped hands are a result of very dry skin. Hands that are chapped are usually: rough dry red peeling cracked sensitiveWhat is going on in the body?
colic in infants
- Colic is a condition that affects some newborn infants. Colic causes intense crying and fussing for which there is no obvious cause.
chronic pain
- Chronic pain can be described as pain that lasts long enough, or is intense enough, to affect a person's normal activities and well-being. It may continue over a long period of time or come and go. Any area of the body can be affected.
chest pain
- The chest is the area where the heart and lungs are located. These organs are protected by the rib cage and breastbone. Many different conditions can cause pain in the chest.
blood in the semen
- Blood in the semen is uncommon. Seeing it can make people quite anxious, but it is rarely serious.
crying in infancy
- Infants may cry for many reasons ranging from serious health problems to being hungry.
- Cyanosis is a blue or purple discolouration of the skin that can occur when there is not enough oxygen in a person's blood or tissues.
- A cough is a sudden, noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that sometimes includes mucous.
- Diarrhoea is the passage of watery stools.
- Confusion is an abnormal mental condition or state of mind. A person who is confused has trouble understanding the environment and may react or respond inappropriately to it.
- Dyspareunia is pain in or at the entrance of the vagina when the penis is inserted during sexual intercourse.
difficulty swallowing
- Difficult swallowing describes any type of trouble a person may have when trying to swallow food or liquids.
- Drowsiness is a state of decreased awareness or alertness associated with a desire or tendency to fall asleep.
ear pain
- Ear pain is any pain that occurs in any part of the inner, middle, or outer ear. This pain can be by itself or associated with other symptoms.
abdominal discomfort
abdominal distress
abdominal distress
- Abdominal distress refers to any pain or discomfort in the abdomen.
abdominal pain
abdominal rigidity
abdominal suffering
abdominal wall muscle spasm
- Malaise is a general feeling of physical discomfort or uneasiness.
joint pain
- Joint pain is a common symptom with many possible causes.
knee pain
- The knee is a joint where the thigh bone, or femur, and shin bone, or tibia, meet. Knee pain refers to any pain or discomfort in this area of the body.
- Dry skin is sometimes worsened by the dry winter air and air conditioning. Skin can become itchy and uncomfortable during the winter season.
belly ache
belly pain
gastrointestinal bleeding
- gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding describes any blood loss that occurs through the digestive tract.
blood loss
calcaneal periostitis
nappy rash
- Nappy rash is a rash in the area of the body covered by a nappy.
memory loss
- Memory loss is the inability to recall people, objects, places, or events that took place in the recent or distant past.
chest wall pain
clenching teeth
cold sores
- Cold sores are oral ulcers, or breaks in the skin or mucous membrane. Cold sores usually appear on the lip border, mouth, and face.
cold weather itch
confusional state
- Constipation is a condition in which a person's bowel movements become uncomfortable or less frequent than usual. Acute constipation begins suddenly and noticeably. Chronic constipation may begin slowly and last for months or years.
menstrual cramps
- Painful cramps or pain in the lower abdomen may occur during a woman's monthly periods. The term dysmenorrhoea is usually reserved for cases of pain and cramps severe enough to prevent normal activity.
- A rash is when an area of the skin breaks out and changes in appearance. It may affect one small spot of skin or the entire body.
decreased appetite
diaper rash
heel pain
Achilles tendinitis
vaginal discharge
- Vaginal discharge is a fluid coming from the vagina.
discomfort in the anus
drooping of the upper eyelid
dry eye
- Some people do not produce enough tears to keep the front surface of the eye lubricated and comfortable. This condition is known as dry eye.
dry skin
excess body hair
excess hair growth
excess body hair
- Excess body hair can occur in certain areas or all over the body.
excessive hunger
excessive perspiration
excessive sweating
facial pain
- Facial pain refers to pain or discomfort in the front of the head. The face includes the eyes, nose, mouth, forehead, cheeks, and chin.
facial pain
- Fatigue is a condition in which a person becomes weary or exhausted. It is usually caused by overdoing some physical activity. It can also occur after a long period of mental stress. In some cases, it may occur for no clear reason.
- Fever is a higher-than-normal body temperature. Normal temperature is usually defined as 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (F) or 37 degrees Celsius (C). Many doctors would say a person truly has a fever when their temperature is greater than 99.5 degrees F or 37.5 degrees C.
fever blisters
flank pain
gastrointestinal bleeding
gastrointestinal hemorrhage
GI bleeding
gnashing of teeth
grinding of teeth
hand eczema
heel bursitis
heel pain
heel spur syndrome
heel stress fracture
hot flushes
irregular heartbeat
joint pain
knee pain
light flashes
loss of appetite
neck pain
- Neck pain is a fairly common complaint with many possible causes.
lower abdominal pain
lower abdominal pain
shortness of breath
- People with shortness of breath feel as though they can't get enough air or are "out of breath."
memory loss
menstrual cramps
menstrual pain
mental dysfunction
muscle cramp
muscle spasm
neck pain
night grinding
nonspecific back pain
ocular pain
pain in the eye
pain in the facial area
pain in the joints
pain in the knee
pain management
pain with intercourse
painful menstrual periods
painful menstruation
painful sexual intercourse
painful urination
pelvic pain in females
pelvic pain in males
plantar fasciitis
primary insomnia
profuse sweating
rectal bleeding
- A baby sometimes regurgitates small amounts after a feeding. This is called reflux.
retrocalcaneal bursitis
shortness of breath
spitting up
spots in front of the eye
stiff neck
stomach pain
swelling of the arms or legs
swelling of the extremities
swelling of the limbs
swollen glands
thoracic pain
throwing up
trouble breathing
unerupted tooth
vaginal discharge
vasomotor flushes
vitreous opacities
water on the brain
winter itch
eye pain
- Eye pain refers to any discomfort in the area of the eye.
fever and children
- Fever is defined as a higher than normal body temperature. Normal temperature is 37 degrees Celsius (c).
- Dizziness is a term that is used to describe a wide range of symptoms. These include lightheadedness, faintness, confusion, spinning, and feeling giddy or unsteady.
- A chill is a sensation of cold. When chills occur at an unexpected time, they may be due to a fever-causing illness.
- Hemiplegia is a condition in which there is paralysis on one side of the body. This paralysis may affect part of the body, such as one arm or leg, or the whole side of the body.
neck stiffness
- A stiff neck refers to a tightness or rigidity in the muscles supporting the neck. Nuchal rigidity refers to a stiffness that prevents bending of the neck and limits movement of the neck. Neck stiffness can be simply a mild discomfort and slight problem in moving the neck. Or it can be severe pain and the inability to move or bend the neck at all.
- Hives are red, itchy welts on the skin that come and go over the course of minutes or hours. All types of hives can cause itching. They usually form on the skin but sometimes hives form in the soft tissue of the mouth, eyes and throat.
hydrocephalus in children
- Hydrocephalus is a condition involving the abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in and around the brain.
- Insomnia includes difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, and early morning awakening. Insomnia can be a symptom of another disorder. It may vary from restlessness or disturbed sleep to a shortened length of sleep. Some individuals suffer complete wakefulness. Primary insomnia is diagnosed if sleep should normally occur, and two possible influences are ruled out. The first influence is something external, like noise or bright light that hinders sleep. The second influence is any disorder, medication, or other substance that might be causing the sleep problem.
genital irritation in females
- Genital irritation in females is any condition that causes discomfort in the female genitalia. The hymen or outer lips of the vagina and labia, the clitoris, and the vulva are parts of the external female genitalia. The internal female genitalia include the vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries.
irritability in children
- Irritability is a state of being overly sensitive to stimulation. Children who are irritable may, for example, cry easily.
- Itching is an irritating sensation in the skin that makes a person want to scratch.
- Nausea is a feeling of queasiness in the stomach. It is usually associated with the feeling that one is going to throw up, or vomit.
noisy breathing in children
- Noisy breathing in children is a common condition, usually caused by a blockage in the air passages.
noisy breathing in adults
- Noisy breathing in adults is a common condition, usually caused by a blockage in the air passages.
- Hiccups are a sound produced by an unintentional movement of the diaphragm, followed by rapid closing of the vocal cords. The diaphragm is the muscle that separates the abdominal cavity from the chest cavity.
- Weakness is usually defined as a lack of or decrease in muscle strength. It is different from fatigue, which is a loss of energy.
urinary incontinence
- Urinary incontinence is the uncontrollable loss of urine. The six main types of urinary incontinence are: urge incontinence, which is an urgent need to urinate followed by urine leakage stress incontinence, which is the leakage of urine when laughing, coughing, sneezing, or lifting heavy objects overflow incontinence, which occurs when small amounts of urine leak from a full bladder total incontinence, or a constant dripping of urine day and night psychological incontinence, which has an emotional rather than a physical cause mixed incontinence, which is a mixture of the causes listedWhat is going on in the body?
scrotal mass
- The term scrotal mass means that a distinct mass can be felt within the scrotum, as opposed to a general swelling of the scrotum.
Abdominal Rigidity
- Abdominal rigidity describes stiffness of the abdominal wall.
- Ascites is the abnormal accumulation of fluid within the abdominal or peritoneal cavity. It may be the result of non-cancerous or benign disease. Ascites may also be caused by cancer, which is called malignant ascites.
- Vertigo is a type of dizziness or sensation of movement when none is actually occurring.
excessive hunger
- Excessive hunger describes an abnormally strong desire or need to eat. This can be normal or related to an underlying medical condition.
excessive sweating
- Excessive sweating is difficult to measure. It is usually noticed by a person or by the doctor.
excessive thirst
- Excessive thirst is an abnormally strong desire to drink liquids. It can be related to an underlying medical condition.
flank pain
- The flanks are the sides of the abdomen, located between the ribs and the pelvis, or hipbone. Flank pain refers to any pain or discomfort in this area.
flashes and floaters
- Floaters are spots or lines that seem to float in a person's field of vision. The affected person often sees these accompanied by flashes of light coming from the side of the eye.
grinding of teeth
- Grinding or clenching of the teeth is called bruxism. It usually occurs when a person is asleep. The grinding noise can be quite noticeable to others who are nearby. Sometimes, it can also take place while a person is awake.
- Hoarseness is a condition resulting in a rough or harsh sound to the voice.
hot flushes
- Hot flushes are the sensation of sudden flushing and sweating. This condition is felt by 75% of women going through the change of life, known as menopause. It may also affect women who have had their ovaries removed.
irritability in adults
- Irritability is a state of being overly sensitive to stimulation. Adults who are irritable may easily become impatient or angry.
Loss of appetite
- Most people have experienced a temporary loss of appetite at some time. This is rarely a worrisome symptom unless it lasts for more than a day or two.
muscle cramp
- A muscle cramp or "charley horse" is a painful, involuntary muscle contraction. Muscle cramps are also called muscle spasms.
non-specific back pain
- Non-specific back pain symptoms occur mostly in the back. Symptoms are not related to nerve problems or a serious underlying condition.
- Numbness is a term used to describe a lack of ability to feel touch, temperature, or pain.
oily skin and oily hair
- Some people have more active oil glands in the skin and notice that their skin and hair take on an oily sheen over the course of just a few minutes to hours after washing.
painful urination
- Painful urination is any pain or discomfort that results when a person urinates. This pain can occur by itself or it can be associated with other symptoms.
- The term palpitations describes an unusual awareness of the heartbeat.
pelvic pain in females
- A woman's pelvis contains the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, vagina, bladder, and rectum. Pelvic pain refers to any pain or discomfort in this area of the body.
pelvic pain in males
- Pelvic pain refers to any pain or discomfort in the lower abdomen.
- Ptosis is a term that describes drooping or sagging of the upper eyelid.
swelling of the extremities
- Extremities is a term used to describe the arms and legs. Swelling may occur in the limbs for many reasons.
swollen glands
- Swollen "glands," or lymph nodes, refers to enlargement of the lymph nodes in the body.
- The term trembling is generally used to describe involuntary or unintentional shaking.
- Vomiting is when the stomach contents are ejected through the mouth.
weight loss
- Weight loss is due to a person burning more kilojoules, or energy, than he or she takes in.
wrinkles of the skin
- Skin wrinkles are grooves in the skin. Wrinkles can be on the surface of the skin or be quite deep.
urge incontinence
- Urge incontinence is an urgent desire to urinate followed by uncontrolled loss of urine.
- Wheezing describes a form of difficult, noisy breathing.
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