Listing common symptoms

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Pelvic pain
An unpleasant feeling or discomfort (e.g. throbbing, sharp, achy) felt internally in the middle of the lowest portion of the belly or in the "crotch region"
Peripheral edema
Swelling under the skin of the legs, ankles, feet, arms, wrists, or hands; skin often feels stretched and a white imprint may remain temporarily when you press down on the skin
Plugged feeling in ear
Feeling as though something is blocking the ear passage or that there is pressure in the ear; often due to ear wax, infection, allergies, or pressure changes; hearing may be impaired on that side.
Problems during pregnancy
Any health complications related to pregnancy experienced during pregnancy (including, miscarriage, gestational diabetes, maternal high blood pressure, early labor, vaginal bleeding)
Problems with movement
Any problem with movement, including slowed movement, poor balance, difficulty walking, muscles tensing up abnormally, and sudden jerks
Pulling at ears
When small children or people with speech or mental difficulties tug at their ear lobes; this sometimes means the person is having ear pain or discomfort
Rectal bleeding
Blood coming from the rectum; may be seen as bright red streaks in the stool, red or maroon colored liquid stool, blood clots (appear as clumps of solid red or black jelly), or even dark, thick, and sticky stool
Redness in ear
Any increased redness of skin color either on the outside of the ear (ear lobe) or the inside (ear canal); may be associated with itching, often due to an infection
Regurgitation
When stomach contents come back up the throat, either forcefully when vomiting or "throwing up", or slowly during indigestion (leading to a foul taste or burning in the back of the throat after eating)
Retention of urine
Inability to urinate despite a full bladder; patients generally feel the urge to urinate or built up pressure or pain from not urinating but cannot empty their bladder
Rib pain
An unpleasant feeling or discomfort (e.g. throbbing, sharp, achy) felt along the rib cage (either front, side, or back); pain is worse when pressed upon or when twisting the body
Seizures
Caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain, seizures often present as a blackout along with uncontrollable shaking, stiffness, or jerking of part or all of the body, though symptoms may vary widely
Sharp abdominal pain
An unpleasant, piercing or knife-like feeling, felt internally in the "belly" or "stomach" area
Sharp chest pain
An unpleasant, sharp or piercing feeling, felt internally in the area within the rib cage
Shortness of breath
A feeling of not getting enough air or breathing unusually fast for the level of activity in which you are currently engaged (e.g. severely out of breath after climbing just a few stairs)
Shoulder pain
An unpleasant feeling or discomfort (e.g. throbbing, sharp, achy) felt internally between the top of the arm and the neck, on one or both sides; may be associated with tingling, a crackling sound, or weakness of the joint
Side pain
An unpleasant feeling or discomfort (e.g. throbbing, sharp, achy) felt on the side of the belly
Sinus congestion
The stuffy, pressured feeling of phlegm or mucus in the nose and back of the throat; may cause pain or pressure in the forehead or around the cheeks and green or yellow discharge from the throat or nose
Sinus problems
Any sinus-related symptoms, including pain or pressure in the forehead or around the cheeks, nasal congestion, green or yellow discharge from the throat or nose, night time coughing, etc.
Skin dryness, peeling, scaliness, or roughness
A condition in which skin loses moisture and begins to crack, flake, or peel; common symptoms include: sink feeling tight, skin looking shrunken or dehydrated, skin looking rough, itchiness, etc.
Skin growth
Any abnormal mass of tissue originating from the skin, often raised and a different color and texture than surrounding skin; may be normal (e.g. skin tags, moles, freckles, liver spots) or abnormal (e.g. skin cancers)
Skin lesion
Any change in the skin on a specific spot of the body, including color change, bumps, blisters, or growths; may be itchy, warm, or painful
Skin looks infected
Signs of infection of the skin include a diffuse red rash, warmth, swelling, tenderness, crusting, oozing pus, blistering, and sometimes shedding of the skin, holes in the skin, or a black charcoal-like appearance
Skin moles
A small growth on the skin or inside the mouth, usually pink, tan, or brown, with a distinct edge; may sometimes be raised and may be harmless or a sign of disease
Skin rash
Any change in the color, appearance, or texture of an area of skin, often appearing as many spots, bumps, or blisters. Rashes are often (but not always) red and may be itchy, warm, or painful
Skin swelling
Any area of skin that is enlarged due to fluid buildup; the area may be red, warm, or throbbing; skin may feel tight, hard, or pressured; may be due to injury, infection, bleeding, or edema
Sleep disturbance
Any problems during or related to sleep, including difficulty falling or staying asleep, waking up gasping for breath, waking up in a state of terror or panic, sleep walking, kicking or jerking during sleep, etc.
Sleepiness
Excessive feeling of a need to sleep outside of normal sleep times, leading to drowsiness during the day
Sore throat
A common physical symptom usually caused by inflammation of the throat. It is worse with swallowing and may range from a mild scratching to extreme pain
Spots or clouds in vision
Also known as "floaters", these are see-through circles or blobs that overlie whatever you are seeing; they often move around
Spotting or bleeding during pregnancy
Light bleeding from the vagina that is not during or different than your usual menstrual periods; may often appear as small pink or brown stains on underwear or pad
Suprapubic pain
Pain felt internally in the "crotch region;" pain is typically worsened when pressing down just above the bone you can feel a few inches above the genitals
Sweating
Excessive sweating that is not usual for you based on the circumstances (e.g. cold sweats, drenched clothing with mild activity, night sweats)
Swollen eye
Also known as "puffy eyes", this is a swelling and enlargement of tissues around the eye (not the eyeball itself), such as the eyelid and eye socket; the area may also be red, dark, or itchy
Symptoms of eye
Any problems in or around the eyes, including: lost, decreased, or blurry vision; redness or itching; swelling or pain; cloudy areas in the lens; dry eyes; seeing spots; etc.
Temper problems
A recent increase in feelings of anger, frustration, or irritability (either in response to situations that should not warrant it, or excessively in response to situations that do warrant it)
Toothache
An unpleasant feeling or discomfort (e.g. throbbing, sharp, achy) felt either in a tooth or in the gums or jaw surrounding a tooth
Upper abdominal pain
An unpleasant feeling or discomfort (e.g. throbbing, sharp, achy) felt inside of you, beneath the rib cage and above the belly button
Uterine contractions
During pregnancy, a feeling of hardness in the belly that comes and goes due to tensing of uterine muscles, often in a wave-like pattern; may be normal or a sign of upcoming childbirth
Vaginal bleeding
Any bleeding from the vagina that is not the same as your normal "period" or "menstrual cycle"; blood found on underwear may often be due to vaginal bleeding
Vaginal discharge
Any non-bloody fluid originating from the vagina that is not typical for you, including fluid that is thick and white, green and frothy, bad smelling, or thin and grey
Vaginal itching
A feeling or urge, that does not go away, to scratch or rub either inside of the vagina or the area surrounding the vagina (the vulva, also called the "vaginal lips")
Vaginal symptoms
Any new change in feeling or function of the vagina, including redness, discharge or oozing, itchiness, swelling, pain, dryness, bulging, blisters or warts
Visual disturbance
Any recent change in normal sight, including double vision, blurred vision, tunnel vision, partial or total blindness, colorblindness; or seeing unusual objects in your visual field, such as halos, bright dots, translucent waves, zig-zags, etc.
Vomiting
Also referred to as "throwing up" or "puking", this is when stomach contents forcefully come out through the mouth
Warts
Small, rough, often cauliflower-appearing, solid, raised growth with a distinct edge
Weakness
A feeling throughout the entire body of fatigue, lack of energy, malaise, tiredness, or lack of physical strength
Weight gain
A recent, significant, gain in weight (either noticed visually or on a scale) in a relatively short period of time (more than two weeks, less than a year)
Weight loss
A recent, significant, unintentional loss of weight (either noticed visually or on a scale) occurring over a long period of time (6 months to years)
Wheezing
A prolonged, hoarse, often whistling-like sound occurring each time you breath in or out; common in asthma
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