Any affection which accompanies disease; a perceptible change in the body or its functions, which indicates disease, or the kind or phases of disease; as, the causes of disease often lie beyond our sight, but we learn their nature by the symptoms exhibited.
Visible or measurable manifestation that an organism is diseased; a change in the organism itself. Fin. Swe. TELIAL STAGE (telium) - A stage of the rust fungi; a fruiting structure usually appearing as fine, hairlike projections from lower surfaces of infected leaves. Fin. Swe.
An indication of a medical condition caused by a sensation that the patient feels (burning and stinging on the face or eyes that itch) or a change in the way the patient's body functions (blurred vision).
a condition that indicates an illness that may not be identifiable by one of the above listed names but presents a situation where the child shall not be admitted to or remain in sick care and should be seen by the family physician
Any evidence of malfunction perceived by a patient. - Common symptoms of MS include visual problems, fatigue, sensory changes, weakness or paralysis of limbs, tremor, lack of coordination, poor balance, bladder or bowel changes, and cognative changes.
(n) any perceptible change in the body that can indicate an illness or abnormality. Symptoms usually refer to subjective indications (felt by the patient) while signs usually refer to more objective indications (can be observed by others.)
(see "sign.") is different than a "sign" in that it is subjective and can change from one moment to another due, for example, to stress or fear. In this sense, symptoms do not provide health care professionals, who are trying to make a diagnosis, with precise information. The most obvious symptom is pain, which varies widely from individual to individual. In other words, the same injury can cause a lot of pain in one patient but very little in another.
Any subjective evidence of disease. Anxiety, lower back pain, and fatigue are all symptoms. They are sensations only the patient can perceive. In contrast, a sign is objective evidence of disease. A bloody nose is a sign. It is evident to the patient, doctor, nurse and other observers.
A warning signal sent from the tissues, organs and muscles to the brain that damage has occurred, and still may be occurring. Common symptoms are pain, tingling, and numbness, although, many subluxations occur without any noticeable symptoms.