A-Z Common Symptom Answer Guide

A-Z Common Symptom Answer Guide

by John Wasson, Robert Pantell, B. Timothy Walsh, Harold C. Sox
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071416188

ISBN-13: 9780071416184

Pub. Date: 07/13/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Your family's first line of defense!

Provides expert medical advice on more than 100 common signs, symptoms, and problem areas-A-Z Common Symptom Answer Guide is a wonderful addition to your medical reference library!

Can you describe what your symptoms look and feel like-but not know what they mean? Written by an experienced team of physicians

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Overview

Your family's first line of defense!

Provides expert medical advice on more than 100 common signs, symptoms, and problem areas-A-Z Common Symptom Answer Guide is a wonderful addition to your medical reference library!

Can you describe what your symptoms look and feel like-but not know what they mean? Written by an experienced team of physicians and nurses, this handy guide answers your questions before you go to the doctor.

A-Z Common Symptom Answer Guide gives you--

  • A toolkit for matching your signs and symptoms to possible causes.
  • A renowned medical team's advice on symptoms from allergies to vomiting blood to irritability in children.
  • Expert tips on relieving symptoms and helping yourself heal.
  • What to avoid and what could make your condition worse.
  • The questions your doctor will ask.
  • Alphabetical listing of common symptoms for easy reference.
  • A glossary of medical terms you may not know

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071416184
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
07/13/2004
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
0.55(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

Abdominal pain (adult)1
Abdominal pain (child)5
Allergic symptoms9
Anus problems11
Back pain13
Bed wetting (child)17
Blackouts19
Bloating21
Blood in stool23
Breast problems26
Breathing problems (adult)29
Breathing problems (child)33
Bruising and bleeding tendencies36
Burns38
Chest pain40
Confusion45
Constipation (adult)47
Constipation (child)49
Convulsions (seizures)51
Cough54
Cuts and scrapes58
Depression, suicidal thoughts, or anxiety59
Diaper problems61
Diarrhea63
Difficulty swallowing68
Dizziness71
Ear problems74
Excessive drinking (water)77
Eye problems80
Facial pain86
Fever88
Foot or ankle pain92
Frostbite95
Gait-coordination problems96
Groin pain99
Hair problems101
Hand, wrist, or arm problems103
Head injury107
Headache109
Heart pounding113
Heartburn115
Heat stroke117
Heavy drinking (alcohol)119
Hiccough121
Hoarseness123
Injury (including back injury/pain)125
Irritability (child)131
Joint pain133
Loss of consciousness139
Menstrual cramps143
Mental delays (child)145
Mouth trouble147
Muscle weakness151
Nail problems154
Nausea and vomiting (adult)157
Nausea and vomiting (child)161
Neck problems164
Numbness, loss of movement, or trouble talking166
Overdose or poisoning169
Overeating171
Poor appetite173
Pregnancy175
Sexual problems and inability to conceive177
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)180
Shakiness182
Skin problems185
Sleep problems189
Small baby191
Swelling193
Testicle problems196
Urine problems199
Vaginal bleeding problems202
Vaginal discharge204
Weakness206
Yellow skin208

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