A-Z Common Symptom Answer Guide by John H. Wasson

A-Z Common Symptom Answer Guide

byJohn H. Wasson

Paperback | July 13, 2004

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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 Guideis 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 Guidegives you-; -A toolkit for matchingyour 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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John H. Wasson, MD, Professor of Clinical Community and Family Medicine and Medicine, Herman O. West Chair of Geriatrics, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, New Hampshire B. Timothy Walsh, MD, William and Joy Ruane Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York M...

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Title:A-Z Common Symptom Answer GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 8.2 × 4.7 × 0.4 inPublished:July 13, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill Medical PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071416188

ISBN - 13:9780071416184

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Table of Contents

Abdominal pain (adult)

Abdominal pain (pediatric)

Abortion

Abrasion-laceration

Abscess

Abuse

Adolescent puberty problems

AIDS

Alcoholism

Allergies

Anemia

Angina

Anorexia

Anus Problems

Asthma

Back pain

Bed-wetting

Behavior-irritability (pediatric)

Birth Control

Blackout spells (syncope)

Blood in stools

Breast problems

Breathing trouble (adult)

Breathing trouble (pediatric)

Bruising-bleeding tendency

Burns

Chest pain

Confusion

Constipation (adult)

Constipation (pediatric)

Convulsions

Cough

Coughing blood (hemoptysis)

Cramps (menstrual)

Cyanosis

Dark urine

Depression-anxiety

Diabetes

Diaper rash (pediatric)

Diaper staining (pediatric)

Diarrhea, acute

Diarrhea, chronic or recurrent

Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia)

Discharge, vagina

Dizziness-vertigo

Double vision (diplopia)

Ear problems (tinnitus, decreased hearing, ear discomfort)

Eating, excessive

Excessive drinking-excessive urination (polydipsia-polyuria)

Eye problems

Facial pain

Fever

Foot/ankle pain

Frostbite

Gait-coordination problems

Hair change

Hand/wrist/arm problems

Headache

Head injury

Heatstroke (heat prostration)

Hernia, inguinal

Hiccough

Hoarseness

Hyperactivity (pediatric)

Hypertension

Indigestion (bloating)

Infertility

Jaundice

Joint-extremity pain

Lethargy

Lump-lymphadenopathy

Mouth trouble

Muscle weakness

Nail problems

Nausea-vomiting (adult)

Nausea-vomiting (pediatric)

Neck pain

Nose-sinus trouble

Numbness

Obesity

Overdose-poisoning

Palpitations (heart pounding)

Pigment change

Pregnant

Retardation (pediatric)

Sexual problems

Sick frequently (pediatric)

Skin problems

Sleep problems

Small baby

Stones-gallstones

Stroke

Suicidal thoughts

Swelling

Talking trouble

Thyroid trouble

Trauma

Tremor

Tuberculosis

Twitching

Ulcer, gastric or duodenal

Ulcer, leg

Unconscious-stupor

Upper respiratory infection (URI)

Urine troubles

Vaginal bleeding problems