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Xerostomia (pronounced ) is the medical term for the subjective complaint of dry mouth due to a lack of saliva. Xerostomia is sometimes coll...

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    Abdominal pain Abdominal pain (or stomach ache) can be one of the symptoms associated with transient disorders or serious disease. Making a definitive diag...
    Abrasion (medical) thumb|right|Abrasions on elbow and lower arm. The elbow wound will produce a permanent [[scar.]]In dermatology, an abrasion is a wound cause...
    acalculia Acalculia (not to be confused with dyscalculia), from the Greek "a" meaning "not" and Latin "calculare", which...
    Acrophobia Acrophobia (from the , ??kron , meaning "peak, summit, edge" and , ph??bos, "fear") is an extreme or irrational fear of ...
    agnosia Agnosia (a-gnosis, or loss of knowledge) is a loss of ability to recognize objects, persons, sounds, shapes, or smells while the specific se...
    Agoraphobia Agoraphobia (from Greek ???????????, "marketplace"; and ??????????/??????????, -phobia) is an anxiety disorder. Agoraphobia may ar...
    akathisia Akathisia, or acathisia, is a syndrome characterized by unpleasant sensations of "inner" restlessness that manifests itself with a...
    akinesia Hypokinesia refers to decreased bodily movement. It is associated with basal ganglia diseases (such as Parkinson's disease), mental health d...
    Alexia (disorder) Alexia (from the Greek ', privative, expressing negation, and ' = "word") is a type of aphasia where damage to the brain causes a ...
    alopecia Alopecia is the medical description of the loss of hair from the head or body, sometimes to the extent of baldness. Although alopecia can be...
    Altered state of consciousness An altered state of consciousness (ASC), it describes induced changes in one's mental state, almost always temporary. A synonymous phrase is...
    amaurosis Amaurosis (Greek meaning darkening, dark, or obscure) is vision loss or weakness that occurs without an apparent lesion affecting the eye. I...
    amaurosis fugax Amaurosis fugax (Latin fugax meaning fleeting, Greek amaurosis meaning darkening, dark, or obscure) is a transient monocular visual loss.Pat...
    Amnesia Forms of amnesia In In It should be noted, however, that there are different types of memory, for example procedural memory (i.e. automated...
    amusia Amusia is a musical disorder that appears mainly as a defect in processing pitch, but it also encompasses musical memory and recognition. Tw...
    anasarca Anasarca, also known as "extreme generalized edema" is a medical condition characterised by widespread swelling of the skin due t...
    anhedonia In psychology and psychiatry, anhedonia (< Greek ?????- an-, "without" + ??????????? h??don??, "pleasure") is an inab...
    anorexia (symptom) Anorexia (deriving from the Greek "??(??)-" (a(n)-, a prefix that denotes absence) + "??????????" (orexe) = appetite) is...
    Anosmia Anosmia is a lack of functioning olfaction, or in other words, an inability to perceive odors. Anosmia may be either temporary or permanent...
    anosognosia Anosognosia is a condition in which a person who suffers disability seems unaware of or denies the existence of his or her disability. This ...
    anxiety Anxiety is a psychological and physiological state characterized by somatic, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral components. The root mean...
    Aphasia Aphasia ( or ), from the Greek root word "aphatos", meaning speechless, is an acquired language disorder in which there is an impairment of ...
    apnea Apnea, apnoea, or apn??a (, from ??-, privative, ????????????, to breathe) is a term for suspension of external breathing. During apnea ther...
    apraxia Apraxia is a disorder caused by damage to specific areas of the cerebrum, characterized by loss of the ability to execute or carry out learn...
    arachnophobia thumb|250px|Though most arachnids are harmless, a person with arachnophobia may still panic or feel uneasy around one. Sometimes, even an ob...
    arrhythmia Cardiac dysrhythmia (also known as arrhythmia) is a term for any of a large and heterogeneous group of conditions in which there is abnormal...
    assault Assault is a crime of violence against another person. In some jurisdictions, including Australia and New Zealand, as well as the USA, assau...
    asthenia "Asthenia" redirects here. The tortrix moth genus is nowadays considered a junior synonym of Epinotia. Weakness is a symptom used ...
    ataxia Ataxia (from Greek ??- as a negative prefix + -?????????? order, meaning "lack of order") is a neurological sign and symptom that ...
    Back injury Back injuries result from damage, wear, or trauma to the bones, muscles, or other tissues of the back. Common back injuries include sprains...
    Ballistic trauma The term ballistic trauma (generally referred to by the type of weapon, such as gunshot wound, etc.) refers to a form of physical trauma sus...
    belching Belching (also known as burping, ructus, or eructation) involves the release of gas from the digestive tract (mainly esophagus and stomach)...
    Blast injury A blast injury is a complex type of physical trauma resulting from direct or indirect exposure to an explosion. Blast injuries occur with th...
    bleeding Bleeding, technically known as hemorrhaging or haemorrhaging (see American and British spelling differences) is the loss of blood or blood e...
    Blindness Blindness is the condition of lacking visual perception due to physiological or neurological factors.Various scales have been developed to d...
    blood in stool In medicine, when referring to human feces, Blood in stool can refer to multiple conditions: Melena, with more blackish appearance, origin...
    bloody show Bloody show is the passage of a small amount of blood or blood-tinged mucus through the vagina near the end of pregnancy. It can occur just ...
    Blunt trauma In medicine|medical terminology, blunt trauma, blunt injury, non-penetrating trauma or blunt force trauma refers to a type of physical trau...
    Bone fracture A bone fracture (sometimes abbreviated FRX or Fx, F<sub>x</sub>, or #) is a medical condition in which there is a break in the c...
    bradycardia Bradycardia (Greek ??????????????????????, bradykard??a, "heart slowness"), as applied to adult medicine, is defined as a resting ...
    bradykinesia Hypokinesia refers to decreased bodily movement. It is associated with basal ganglia diseases (such as Parkinson's disease), mental health d...
    bradypnea Bradypnea (Greek from bradys, slow + pnoia, breath; British English spelling bradypnoea) refers to an abnormally slow breathing rate. The ra...
    Bruise A bruise, also called a contusion, is a type of relatively minor hematoma of tissue in which capillaries and sometimes venules are damaged b...
    cachexia Cachexia (, from Greek kakos and hexia: bad condition) or wasting syndrome is loss of weight, muscle atrophy, fatigue, weakness, and signifi...
    Car_accident "Car crash" redirects here. For the Matt Nathanson song, see Some Mad Hope. A traffic collision (motor vehicle collision, motor ve...
    cataplexy Cataplexy is a sudden and transient episode of loss of muscle tone, often triggered by emotions. It is a rare disease (prevalence of fewer t...
    Chest pain Chest pain may be a symptom of a number of serious conditions and is generally considered a medical emergency. Even though it may be determ...
    Chest trauma Chest trauma (or thoracic trauma) is a serious injury of the chest. Thoracic trauma is a common cause of significant disability and mortalit...
    Chills Rigor is a shaking occurring during a high fever. It occurs because cytokines and prostaglandins are released as part of an immune response...
    chorea Choreia may refer to:Choreia (dance), ancient Greek dance Choreia (disease), medical disorder involving involuntary movement...
    Chronic pelvic pain Pelvic pain is a symptom that can affect both women and men. The pelvic pain that persists for a period of 3 months or more to be considere...
    claudication Claudication, literally 'limping' (Latin), is a medical term usually referring to impairment in walking, or a "painful, aching, crampin...
    Claustrophobia Basic symptoms of claustrophobia Claustrophobia is typically thought to have two key symptoms: fear of restriction and fear of suffocation....
    constipation Constipation (also known as costiveness, dyschezia, Constipation is a common cause of painful defecation. Severe constipation includes obs...
    convulsion A convulsion is a medical condition where body muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of th...
    cramp For the heraldic device, see Cramp (heraldry). For the band, see The Cramps Cramps are unpleasant, often painful sensations caused by muscle...
    Depression (mood) thumb|200px|[[Albrecht D??rer's engraving Melencolia I, ca. 1514]]Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect...
    Diaphoresis Diaphoresis is excessive sweating commonly associated with shock and other medical emergency conditions.Diaphoretic is the state of perspiri...
    Diarrhea Diarrhea (from the Greek, ????????????????? meaning "flowing through"), also spelled diarrhoea, is the condition of having three o...
    dizziness Dizziness refers to an impairment in spatial perception and stability. It is considered imprecise. It can be used to mean vertigo, presynco...
    drug overdose The term drug overdose (or simply overdose or OD) describes the ingestion or application of a drug or other substance in quantities that are...
    dry mouth Xerostomia (pronounced ) is the medical term for the subjective complaint of dry mouth due to a lack of saliva. Xerostomia is sometimes coll...
    dysarthria Dysarthria is a motor speech disorder resulting from neurological injury, characterized by poor articulation (cf. aphasia: a disorder of the...
    dysdiadochokinesia Dysdiadochokinesia, dysdiadochokinesis, dysdiadokokinesia, dysdiadokokinesis, or DDK (from Greek dys "bad", dia "across"...
    Dysgeusia Dysgeusia ( ) is the distortion of the sense of taste. Dysgeusia is also often associated with ageusia, which is the complete lack of taste...
    dysgraphia Dysgraphia (or agraphia) is a deficiency in the ability to write, regardless of the ability to read, not due to intellectual impairment. Pe...
    dyspepsia Dyspepsia (from the Greek ??????- dys- and ?????????? pepsis "digestion"), also known as upset stomach or indigestion, refers to a...
    Dysphagia Dysphagia is the medical term for the symptom of difficulty in swallowing.It is derived from the Greek dys meaning bad or disordered, and ph...
    dyspnea Dyspnea (also spelled dyspnoea) or (shortness of breath (SOB), air hunger), is the subjective symptom of breathlessness.DefinitionDyspnea do...
    dysuria In medicine, specifically urology, dysuria refers to painful urination.Difficult urination is also sometimes described as dysuria.It is one ...
    Epistaxis Epistaxis (or a nosebleed) is the relatively common occurrence of hemorrhage from the nose, usually noticed when the blood drains out throug...
    Euphoria (emotion) Euphoria (, from Ancient Greek ?????, "well", and ????????????. "to bear") is medically recognized as a mental and emoti...
    fainting Syncope () is the medical term for fainting, a sudden, usually temporary, loss of consciousness generally caused by insufficient oxygen in t...
    Fatigue (medical) Fatigue (also called exhaustion, lethargy, languidness, languor, lassitude, and listlessness) is a state of awareness describing a range of ...
    fecal incontinence Fecal incontinence (or faecal incontinence) is the loss of regular control of the bowels. Involuntary excretion and leaking are common occur...
    flatulence Flatulence is the expulsion through the rectum of a mixture of gases that are byproducts of the digestion process of mammals and other anima...
    hallucination A hallucination, in the broadest sense of the word, is a perception in the absence of a stimulus. In a stricter sense, hallucinations are de...
    Head trauma Head injury refers to trauma to the head. This may or may not include injury to the brain. However, the terms traumatic brain injury and hea...
    Headache A headache or cephalgia is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck. It can be a symptom of a number of different conditions of the ...
    Hearing impairment Hearing impairment or hard of hearing or deafness refers to conditions in which individuals are fully or partially unable to detect or perce...
    hematochezia Hematochezia (or haematochezia; also hemochezia or haemochezia) is the passage of maroon-colored stool . It is distinguished from melena,...
    hematuria In medicine, hematuria, or haematuria, is the presence of red blood cells (erythrocytes) in the urine. It may be idiopathic and/or Benignity...
    hemiballismus Hemiballismus is a very rare movement disorder. It is five hundred times rarer than Parkinson's disease. General Definition Hemiballismus is...
    Hemiplegia Hemiplegia is total paralysis of the arm, leg, and trunk on the same side of the body. Hemiplegia is more severe than hemiparesis, wherein o...
    hemoptysis Hemoptysis or haemoptysis () is the expectoration (coughing up) of blood or of blood-stained sputum from the bronchi, larynx, trachea, or lu...
    hirsutism Hirsutism is the excessive hairiness on humans in those parts of the body where terminal hair does not normally occur or is minimal - for ...
    homicidal ideation Homicidal ideation is a common medical term for thoughts about homicide. There is a range of homicidal thoughts which spans from vague ideas...
    Hyperhidrosis Hyperhidrosis is the condition characterized by abnormally increased perspiration, in excess of that required for regulation of body tempera...
    hyperthermia Hyperthermia is an elevated body temperature due to failed thermoregulation. Hyperthermia occurs when the body produces or absorbs more hea...
    hyperventilation In medicine, hyperventilation (or overbreathing) is the state of breathing faster and/or deeper than normal. It can result from a psychologi...
    hypothermia Hypothermia is a condition in which core temperature drops below that required for normal metabolism and body functions which is defined as ...
    hypoventilation In medicine, hypoventilation (also known as respiratory depression) occurs when ventilation is inadequate (hypo means "below") to ...
    impotence <noinclude></noinclude>Erectile dysfunction (ED, "male impotence") is a sexual dysfunction characterized by the inabil...
    Industrial_disasters This article lists notable industrial disasters, which are disasters caused by industrial companies, either by accident, negligence or incom...
    itch Itch (Latin: pruritus) is an unpleasant sensation that causes the desire or reflex to scratch. Itch has resisted many attempts to classify i...
    jaundice Jaundice, (also known as icterus, attributive adjective: icteric) is a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes over t...
    List of Medical Symptoms Symptoms by presentationInjury or TraumaMany activities can result in trauma including sports, motor vehicular accidents, accidents at work ...
    List of Symptoms Symptoms by presentationInjury or TraumaMany activities can result in trauma including sports, motor vehicular accidents, accidents at work ...
    loss of appetite Anorexia (deriving from the Greek "??(??)-" (a(n)-, a prefix that denotes absence) + "??????????" (orexe) = appetite) is...
    malaise Malaise (, mal-aze) is a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness, an "out of sorts" feeling, often the first indication of an ...
    melena Melena vs. hematocheziaBleeding originating from the lower GI tract (such as the sigmoid colon and rectum) is generally associated with the ...
    miosis Miosis (or myosis, from Ancient Greek ??????????, m??ein, "to close the eyes") is constriction of the pupil of the eye to less tha...
    Mucopurulent discharge Mucopurulent discharge is the emission or secretion of fluid containing mucus and pus (muco- pertaining to 'mucus' and purulent pertaining t...
    Muscle weakness "Asthenia" redirects here. The tortrix moth genus is nowadays considered a junior synonym of Epinotia. Weakness is a symptom used ...
    Nausea Nausea (Latin nausea, from Greek , nausi??, "motion sickness", or "wamble"), is a sensation of unease and discomfort in ...
    Nominal aphasia Better known around the research community as Anomic aphasia, it is a severe problem with recalling words or names. It is also known as: n...
    odynophagia Odynophagia (from the Greek roots odyno-, pain + -phagia, from phagein, to eat) is painful swallowing, in the mouth (oropharynx) or esophagu...
    Otalgia Otalgia is ear pain or an earache. Primary otalgia is ear pain that originates inside the ear. Referred otalgia is ear pain that originates ...
    paralysis Paralysis is loss of muscle function for one or more muscles. Paralysis can be accompanied by a loss of feeling (sensory loss) in the affect...
    paranoia Paranoia is a thought process heavily influenced by anxiety or fear, often to the point of irrationality and/or delusion. Paranoid thinking ...
    paresthesia Paresthesia ( or ), spelled paraesthesia in British English, is a sensation of tingling, pricking, or numbness of a person's skin with no a...
    pathologic nystagmus Pathologic nystagmus is a form of involuntary eye movement. It is characterized by alternating smooth pursuit in one direction and saccadic ...
    persecution Persecution is the systematic mistreatment of an individual or group by another group. The most common forms are religious persecution, eth...
    Perspiration Perspiration (sweating, transpiration, or diaphoresis) is the production of a fluid consisting primarily of water as well as various dissolv...
    phobia A phobia (from the ,ph??bos, meaning "fear" or "morbid fear") is an irrational, intense and persistent fear of certain s...
    Physical trauma Trauma or injury refers to "a body wound or shock produced by sudden physical injury, as from violence or accident." Major trauma ...
    pleuritic chest pain Pleurisy (also known as pleuritis) is an inflammation of the pleura, the lining of the pleural cavity surrounding the lungs. Among other thi...
    prosopagnosia Prosopagnosia (sometimes known as face blindness) is a disorder of face perception where the ability to recognize faces is impaired, while t...
    pyrexia Fever (also known as pyrexia or controlled hyperthermia) is a common medical sign characterized by an elevation of temperature above the nor...
    pyrosis Pyrosis is a genus of Moth in the family Lasiocampidae.Pyrosis is also a medical term referring to heartburn.External link...
    rash A rash is a change of the skin which affects its color, appearance or texture. A rash may be localized in one part of the body, or affect al...
    retrograde ejaculation In the human male reproductive system, retrograde ejaculation occurs when semen, which would normally be ejaculated via the urethra, is redi...
    Rigor (medicine) Rigor is a shaking occurring during a high fever. It occurs because cytokines and prostaglandins are released as part of an immune response...
    Self-injury Self-harm (SH) or deliberate self-harm (DSH) includes self-injury (SI) and self-poisoning and is defined as the intentional, direct injuring...
    shivering Shivering is a bodily function in response to early hypothermia in warm-blooded animals. When the core body temperature drops, the shivering...
    Somnolence Somnolence (or "drowsiness") is a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep, or sleeping for unusually long periods (cf. hype...
    Sport thumb|300px|right|Sport in [[childhood. Association football, shown above, is a team sport which also provides opportunities to nurture soci...
    Sprain A sprain (from Middle French espraindre - to wring) is an injury to ligaments that is caused by being stretched beyond their normal capacity...
    sputum Sputum is matter that is expectorated|expelled from the respiratory tract, such as mucus or phlegm, mixed with saliva, which can then be spa...
    Stabbing thumb|A detail from [[The Haywain Triptych by Hieronymus Bosch]]A stabbing is the penetration with a sharp or pointed object at close range....
    steatorrhea Steatorrhea (or steatorrhoea) is the presence of excess fat in feces. Stools may also float due to excess lipid, have an oily appearance and...
    strangury Strangury is the symptom of painful, frequent urination of small volumes that are expelled slowly only by straining and despite a severe sen...
    suicidal ideation Suicidal ideation is a common medical term for thoughts about suicide, which may be as detailed as a formulated plan, without the suicidal a...
    Swelling (medical) In medical parlance, swelling is the transient enlargement or protuberance in the body and may include tumors. According to cause, it may be...
    tachypnea Tachypnea (or "tachypnoea") (Greek: "rapid breathing") is characterized by rapid breathing. It is not identical with hy...
    Tear of meniscus In sports and orthopedics, a tear of a meniscus is a rupturing of one or more of the fibrocartilage strips in the knee called menisci. When ...
    Thirst thumb|[[William-Adolphe Bouguereau's Thirst (1886)]]Thirst is the craving for fluids, resulting in the basic instinct of animals to drink. I...
    tic A tic is a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic, stereotyped motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups. Tics can be invis...
    tinnitus Tinnitus ( or , from the Latin word tinn??tus meaning "ringing") is the perception of sound within the human ear in the absence of...
    Toothache A thootache, also known as odontalgia or, less frequently, as odontalgy, is an aching pain in or around a tooth. In most cases toothaches ar...
    tremor A tremor is an involuntary, somewhat rhythmic, muscle contraction and relaxation involving to-and-fro movements (oscillations or twitching) ...
    urinary frequency Frequent urination or urinary frequency is the need to urinate more often than usual. It is often, though not necessarily, associated with u...
    urinary incontinence Urinary incontinence (UI) is any involuntary leakage of urine. It is a common and distressing problem, which may have a profound impact on q...
    urinary retention Urinary retention, also known as ischuria, is a lack of ability to urinate. It is a common complication of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH...
    vaginismus Vaginismus, sometimes anglicized vaginism is the German name for a condition which affects a woman's ability to engage in any form of vagina...
    Vertigo (medical) Vertigo (from the Latin vert?? "a whirling or spinning movement") is a type of dizziness, where there is a feeling of motion when ...
    Vertigo_(medical) Vertigo (from the Latin vert?? "a whirling or spinning movement") is a type of dizziness, where there is a feeling of motion when ...
    vomiting Vomiting (known medically as emesis and informally as throwing up and a number of other terms) is the forceful expulsion of the contents of...
    weight gain Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be either an increase in muscle mass, fat deposits, or excess fluids such as water.Descr...
    weight loss Weight loss, in the context of medicine, health or physical fitness, is a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, bod...
    wheezing A wheeze is a continuous, coarse, whistling sound produced in the respiratory airways during breathing. For wheezes to occur, some part of t...
    Wound In medicine, a wound is a type of injury in which skin is torn, cut or punctured (an open wound), or where blunt force trauma causes a contu...

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