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What is a Symptom?

Symptom: Any subjective evidence of disease. A symptom is a phenomenon that is experienced by an individual. 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.

General Symptoms
headache, fatigue, swelling, weight

Common Symptoms:
cough, fever, flu-like, cold-like, nausea, vomiting

Pain Symptoms:
abdominal, back, chest, joint, headache, urinary, all types

Body Systems Symptoms:
balance, sexual, sleep, speech, temperature, urinary, walking

Mental Symptoms:
behavior, concentration, coordination, developmental

Body Part Symptoms:
eye, ear, leg, arm, neck, joint, back
  Unclear Symptoms:
no symptoms, vague symptoms

Digestive Symptoms
diarrhea, constipation, bleed, bloat, appetite, swallow, all

Skin Symptoms:
rash, color change, texture change, all skin

Body Organ Symptoms:

bladder, bleeding, breathing, digest, heart, nerve

Nerve Symptoms:
numbness, paralysis, spasms, sensations, all