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A physical or mental feature that is regarded as indicating a condition of disease, particularly such a feature that is apparent to the patient

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Looking for an ECG anomaly detection tool

In a few months I will be conducting a study where we take participents ECGs and try to measure stress levels from that using machine learning. I am also involved in pre-processing the data, meaning ...
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What is the name for the symptom of mishearing words?

There’s a really interesting symptom I remember hearing about, wherein the patient will fail to understand certain sounds correctly, in a repeatable fashion. For example, the patient could be ...
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How to note symptoms before visiting a doctor

Countless times I've been to the doctor and forgot mentioning specific details about my various health conditions. So, I decided to take detailed notes of symptoms (pain, dizziness, etc) long before ...
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If pure caffeine is taken intravenously, will high dose cause nausea like it does when taken orally?

There are various symptoms of high caffeine intake. Among them, gastrointestinal symptoms are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, hyperactive bowel sounds etc. My question is: do these ...
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Early signs of cocaine addiction

I’m worried about someone that I know who uses cocaine nasally, but on what sort of frequency I’m not sure. What would be signs that I could look for to possibly determien over use/ addiction to this ...
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What is the definition of Suicidal Ideation?

Many resources on depression and suicide use the term "suicidal ideation" as an important sign/symptom. Some sources (e.g. Krahn, Miller, and Bergstrom, Rapid Resolution of Intense Suicidal Ideation ...
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Is Forgetting certain spellings a sign of Alzheimer's

1) Is Forgetting certain spellings in English easy ones ( and remembering the tougher ones and other things like daily chores and etc) a sign for Alzheimer's. 2) Does Alzheimer's affect people below ...
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Hyper Magnetism?

Didn't know where to post this one but this forum seemed the most suitable. So about a year ago I've discovered that my mom can "glue" metalic spoons and forks to her hand and mechanic watches slow ...
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Do people from sunnier parts of the world show accelerated aging?

A lot of medical evidence seems to point to there being a link between sun exposure and skin aging. Would this mean that on average, a 30-year-old from Arizona would have more wrinkles and uneven skin ...
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Are most normal human beings capable of controlling laughter?

Say you were at a funeral, and a family member of the deceased said something unintentionally hilarious as part of a eulogy, but only funny to a very small number of people at the funeral. Obviously, ...
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How is myocarditis diagnosed?

How is inflammation of the hearth muscle (myocarditis) diagnosed? What are typical symptoms? What is it commonly mixed up with? How do you differentiate reliably?
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has your body killed a cold virus before you experience any symptoms?

A friend tells me that by the time you feel the first symptoms of a cold (runny nose, sore throat, whatever the first symptoms are), your immune system has actually already killed the virus, and the ...
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What are the symptoms of salt poisoning?

I used a large amount of salt yesterday. Now (after 19 hours) I'm feeling ill. Although I do not think it is my case, I am curious: What amount of salt is toxic? What are the symptoms of salt ...
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Allergic Reaction? Adderall + Welbutrin / Bupropion

Current Medications: Adderall 20mg IR, Welbutrin (Bupropion) 100mg IR twice /day. Symptoms: Over time I've developed an odd set of symptoms: --My face always tingles / i feel compelled to "pull" my ...
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What are the differences between social anxiety and panic attacks in terms of symptoms?

What are the differences between social anxiety and panic attacks in terms of symptoms? Does social anxiety lead to panic attacks?
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Are elevated platelet levels (yet, still anemic) a symptom of endometriosis? Connection?

for about two years now, my platelet levels have been consistently elevated; not off the charts or anything to be overly alarming, but consistently coming in at about 500. And oddly enough, I'm ...
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Database with diseases and symptoms?

Is there a database with diseases and symptoms? I imagine something like being able input symptoms and getting a list of appropriate diseases?
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Top medications to treat symptoms of Lupus?

Being new to the Lupus world, I am hearing conflicting views from all sorts of physicians (living both in Canada and the USA). What are the top medications to treat the symptoms of Lupus? I heard ...
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Enlarged Spleen

Since I have been detected with an enlarged spleen I have wanted to know: What are the discomforts caused by an enlarged spleen? Are there any symptoms to identify such a case?
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What are the actual symptoms of the common cold? [duplicate]

Everyone knows (and passionately hates) the runny nose, coughing, sneezing, aching/sore joints, and the drowsiness associated with the cold. But these symptoms are just the body trying to get rid of ...
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Can unruptured brain aneurysm symptoms come and go?

Lets say a person has many symptoms of a unruptured brain aneurysm, but they're rather subtle, and seem to change from one symptom to another. They come and go. Is that possible? Or, if they were ...
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Yearly flu and cold got worse after Mononucleosis

A few years ago I had Mononucleosis. Since I thought it was a bad case of flu, it went untreated. But for several months, I had flu-like symptoms (fever, very runny nose and lot of mucus) every 4 ...
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What are the earliest symptoms that can tell you it's HPS (Hantavirus Pulmonary Disease) or Flu?

I am reading about Hantavirus and its symptoms (in general, i am reading about rat diseases), after watching several different sites i came up with a doubt i can't seem to solve. Some sites say that ...
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What are the side effects of habitual cocaine usage, particularly the visually noticeable ones?

If I suspect someone of being a cocaine addict, what should I look for that signals potential cocaine usage?
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In a viral infection, which symptoms are caused by the virus itself, and which symptoms are caused by the body fighting the virus? [closed]

Most symptoms commonly associated with respiratory viral infections, like the common cold, are actually immune in nature. Fever is the body's attempt to overheat the virus, excess mucous is the body's ...
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Can one do anything to make a cold take a milder course after noticing first symptoms?

Usually, a person will start feeling the symptoms of a cold a day or so after having been exposed to cold weather wearing improper clothing. The question is this: what can I do to minimize the ...
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How long does it take for heroin withdrawal to begin?

If a heroin addict is unable to shoot up again, how soon after the most recent dose will serious withdrawal symptoms occur? Is it a matter of hours, or days?
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Treatment for mild Tourette syndrome

I have a friend who has had Tourette syndrome since he was a child. He is 26 now, the Tourette is mild, involving shoulder twitching. Is there any treatment that bring the syndrome to a negligible/...
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Is there a technical term for the phenomenon known as “brain zaps”?

Many people (especially those who take antidepressants), including myself, are familiar with the experience of what has been called "brain zaps". I was not aware that the sensation had a name or that ...
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Are there high chances of long term complications from having TB?

Asking this question for somebody else here! Background: Some parents that I know are very concerned, as their 16 year old's friend, has extrapulmonary TB. They have been rather ill for several ...
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Mitigating / Stopping hiccups

Hiccups can be annoying. I've heard about ways to stop them including breath holding, drinking warm water, and breathing really quickly, but these don’t seem to be consistently effective. What sorts ...
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What are the symptoms of rabies?

What are the symptoms that show up in the person who is infected by rabies, and how much time will it take for these symptoms to show up?
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How to detect colon cancer?

How can a person get to know that he/she is suffering from colon cancer? What are the symptoms, and how long does it take for them to appear?