Symptoms 2022, December

10 cold symptoms (and how to relieve them)

10 cold symptoms (and how to relieve them)

Cold symptoms usually appear 1 to 3 days after infection with a common virus, such as rhinovirus, which is transmitted by inhaling airborne droplets of nasal secretions containing the virus, which are spread when an infected person sneezes, coughs or blows their nose, for example.

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Ointments for itchy skin

Ointments for itchy skin

Ointments for itchy skin, such as ointment with calamine, ointment with antihistamines or ointment with steroids, have substances with antiallergic, anti-inflammatory, soothing or skin protective action, which help to relieve the itching caused by various diseases, such as allergies, very dry skin, insect bites, sunburn, dermatitis, psoriasis, chickenpox or ringworm, for example.

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Virus: what é, main symptoms and treatment

Virus: what é, main symptoms and treatment

A virus is any disease that is caused by a virus and that has a short duration, which normally does not exceed 10 days. Its main symptoms include: Diarrhea, fever and vomiting; Sickness and lack of appetite; Muscle pain and belly pain;

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8 symptoms of thyroid problems

8 symptoms of thyroid problems

Changes in the thyroid can cause several symptoms, which if not well interpreted can go unnoticed and the problem can continue to get worse. When the functioning of the thyroid is altered, this gland can be working in an exaggerated way, also known as hyperthyroidism, or it can be under functioning, which is also known as hypothyroidism.

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Morning sickness: 8 main causes and what to do

Morning sickness: 8 main causes and what to do

Morning sickness is a very common symptom in the first few weeks of pregnancy, but it can also appear at many other stages of life, including in men, without signifying pregnancy. Most of the time, morning sickness outside of pregnancy occurs in people who can't sleep well or who haven't eaten for a long time, so it can be easily resolved.

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The urge to urinate all the time: what it could be (and what to do)

The urge to urinate all the time: what it could be (and what to do)

Having the urge to urinate often can be a completely normal situation, especially if you have consumed a lot of fluids during the day. However, the frequent urge to urinate can also indicate a urinary tract infection, incontinence, and even diabetes, especially if it is accompanied by other symptoms.

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Itchy pés: ​​10 main causes and what to do

Itchy pés: ​​10 main causes and what to do

In most cases, itchy feet are caused by dry skin, especially during winter. However, another very common cause is the overgrowth of fungus, also known as ringworm, which can be treated with antifungal ointments advised by a family doctor or dermatologist.

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Symptoms of pernicious anemia

Symptoms of pernicious anemia

One of the main symptoms of pernicious anemia, caused by the lack of vitamin B12, is the sensation of being in the middle of a fog, being a sensation difficult to explain in which one feels lack of concentration and clarity in everything that is happening around.

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7 symptoms that may indicate a lack of iron in the blood

7 symptoms that may indicate a lack of iron in the blood

Iron is a fundamental mineral for he alth, as it is essential for the formation of hemoglobin, which is one of the components of red blood cells responsible for transporting oxygen in the body, as well as being important for the proper functioning of the system immune system and metabolism.

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Intoxicaç&dietary activity: what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Intoxicaç&dietary activity: what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Food poisoning is a condition that arises after the consumption of food contaminated by toxins, produced by fungi or bacteria, which is more common in food that has been poorly stored, expired or not were prepared following good hygiene practices.

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Diabetes: how to identify the first symptoms and how to é the treatment

Diabetes: how to identify the first symptoms and how to é the treatment

The symptoms of diabetes can vary according to the type of disease, but in general the first signs and symptoms of diabetes are frequent tiredness, hunger, sudden weight loss, a lot of thirst, a lot of desire to go to the bathroom and darkening of folds, such as the armpit and neck, for example.

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Type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes symptoms

Type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes symptoms

The main symptoms of diabetes are usually intense thirst and hunger, excessive urination and significant weight loss, and can manifest at any age. However, type 1 diabetes usually appears during childhood and adolescence, while type 2 diabetes is more related to overweight and poor diet, appearing mainly after the age of 40.

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SíMénière: what é syndrome, causes and treatment

SíMénière: what é syndrome, causes and treatment

Ménière's syndrome is a rare disease that affects the inner ear, characterized by frequent episodes of vertigo, hearing loss and tinnitus, which can happen due to excessive accumulation of fluid inside the ear canals. In most cases, Ménière's syndrome affects only one ear, however it can affect both ears, and it can develop in people of all ages, although it is more common between the ages of 20 and 50.

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5 simple tips to relieve earache

5 simple tips to relieve earache

Ear pain is a very common symptom, which can arise without any apparent cause or infection, and is often caused by prolonged exposure to cold or pressure inside the ear during a cold, for example. Since it is not always necessary to do specific treatment with antibiotics or any other type of medicine, there are some simple tips that can be done at home and that may be enough to relieve discomfort.

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9 main symptoms of high blood pressure&high blood pressure

9 main symptoms of high blood pressure&high blood pressure

Symptoms of high blood pressure such as dizziness, blurred vision, headache or pain in the back of the neck usually only appear when the pressure increases very quickly, as happens in a situation of intense stress, after the use of some medication or use of some kind of drug.

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Shortness of breath: what it can be and what to do

Shortness of breath: what it can be and what to do

Shortness of breath is characterized by the difficulty of air reaching the lungs, which can happen due to excessive physical activity, anxiety, nervousness, bronchitis or asthma, in addition to other more serious situations that should be investigated by the doctor.

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Tachycardia: what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Tachycardia: what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Tachycardia is an increase in heart rate above 100 beats per minute, which causes the body to not pump enough oxygen-rich blood to the rest of the body, causing symptoms such as shortness of breath, dizziness, feeling of heart beating too fast and tiredness, for example.

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Constant dizziness: 7 causes and what to do

Constant dizziness: 7 causes and what to do

Frequent dizziness is often associated with ear problems such as labyrinthitis or Menière's disease, but it can also be a sign of diabetes, anemia, or even heart problems. Other symptoms may also appear associated with dizziness, such as lack of balance, vertigo and the sensation that the head is always spinning.

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Clogged or clogged ear: 11 causes (and what to do)

Clogged or clogged ear: 11 causes (and what to do)

A stuffy ear feeling is relatively common, especially when diving, flying in a plane or even driving up a mountain. In these situations, the sensation disappears after a few minutes and usually does not indicate an ear problem. However, when the clogged ear appears for no apparent reason or is accompanied by other symptoms such as pain, intense itching, dizziness or fever, it may indicate an infection or change in the structures of the ear.

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Foamy urine: causes and what to do

Foamy urine: causes and what to do

Foamy urine is not necessarily a sign of he alth problems, it may be due to a stronger stream of urine, for example. In addition, it can also happen due to the presence of cleaning products in the toilet, which end up reacting with the urine and forming foam.

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Light stools: what it can be (and what to do)

Light stools: what it can be (and what to do)

Light stools are a change that does not always indicate a disease, especially if there are no other symptoms. However, when this change is associated with other symptoms, it can indicate more serious he alth problems. The most appropriate medical terms to refer to this change are “faecal hypocholy”:

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12 symptoms that may indicate câncer (and which you should not ignore)

12 symptoms that may indicate câncer (and which you should not ignore)

Cancer anywhere in the body can cause generic symptoms such as weight loss without being on a weight-loss diet or intense exercise, frequent tiredness and pain that does not go away. However, to reach the correct diagnosis it is necessary to do a series of tests to rule out other hypotheses.

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Internal fever: what é, main symptoms and what to do

Internal fever: what é, main symptoms and what to do

Internal fever is the feeling that the person has that the body is very hot, despite the thermometer not showing an increase in temperature. In these cases, the person may have the same symptoms as in the case of a real fever, such as malaise, chills, headache, tiredness and cold sweat, but the thermometer remains at 36 to 37ºC, which is not indicative of fever.

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10 symptoms of lung cancerão and how to confirm the diagnosisóstic

10 symptoms of lung cancerão and how to confirm the diagnosisóstic

Lung cancer symptoms usually only appear when the disease is at a more advanced stage, the main ones being: Dry and persistent cough; Difficulty breathing; Shortness of breath; Decreased appetite; Weight loss; Hoarseness; Back pain;

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Wheezing: what it is, causes and treatment

Wheezing: what it is, causes and treatment

Wheezing, popularly known as wheezing, is characterized by a high-pitched sound, similar to a whistle, which occurs when a person breathes. This symptom occurs due to narrowing or inflammation of the airways, which can result from various conditions, such as allergies or respiratory tract infections, for example, the most common being asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

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Hipóxia: what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Hipóxia: what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Hypoxia is when the amount of oxygen transported to the body's cells is insufficient, causing symptoms such as headache, drowsiness, cold sweats, purplish fingers and mouth, and even fainting. Usually hypoxia is caused by heart problems or lung disease, but it can also arise from simpler conditions such as anemia or climbing to high altitudes.

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Doenças psychosomaláticas: what isãsymptoms, causes and treatment

Doenças psychosomaláticas: what isãsymptoms, causes and treatment

Psychosomatic diseases, or somatic symptoms disorder, are conditions caused by emotional changes that cause physical symptoms such as pain, shortness of breath, racing heart, tremors or diarrhea, for example. Usually, symptoms that result from psychosomatic illnesses are not explained by any other illness or physical and/or organic alteration.

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Íngue in the neckço: 6 main causes and what to do

Íngue in the neckço: 6 main causes and what to do

Winges can be characterized as lumps that can arise as a response of the immune system to infections and inflammation. A sore throat can appear after simple infections, such as flu, colds or sore throats, for example. However, the presence of a tongue on the neck can also be a sign of more serious problems, such as cancer, AIDS, tuberculosis or a tumor in the region where the tongue is found.

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4 main causes of dizziness (and what to do)

4 main causes of dizziness (and what to do)

Dizziness is a symptom of some change in the body, which does not always indicate a serious disease or condition and which, in most cases, is caused by a situation known as labyrinthitis, but which can also indicate changes in balance, changes in heart function or medication side effect.

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Pain neuropática: what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Pain neuropática: what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Neuropathic pain is a type of pain that results from damage to the nervous system, which can be caused by infections, such as herpes or diseases such as diabetes, for example, or result from a nervous system dysfunction. In addition, pain may be accompanied by swelling and sweating, changes in local blood flow, or tissue changes such as atrophy or osteoporosis.

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11 signs that may indicate heart problemsção

11 signs that may indicate heart problemsção

Some heart diseases can be suspected through some signs and symptoms, such as shortness of breath, easy tiredness, palpitations, swelling in the ankles or chest pain, for example, it is recommended to go to the cardiologist if symptoms persist for several days, get worse over time, or come on very often.

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How to know if you have blood in your stool (and what to do)

How to know if you have blood in your stool (and what to do)

To check for blood in the stool, it is important to be aware of some signs that may indicate bowel problems, such as: Red color of toilet water after having a bowel movement; Presence of blood on toilet paper; Red spots in stool; Very dark, pasty and smelly stools.

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Abdominal pain: what it can be (and what to do)

Abdominal pain: what it can be (and what to do)

Abdominal pain is mainly caused by changes in the intestine, stomach, gallbladder, bladder or uterus. The place where the pain appears can indicate the organ that is having problems, such as, for example, pain that appears on the left side of the abdomen, in the upper part, can indicate a gastric ulcer, while the pain on the right side can indicate problems in the stomach.

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7 causes of itchy skin (and what to do)

7 causes of itchy skin (and what to do)

Itchy skin occurs due to some kind of inflammatory reaction, either because of cosmetic products, such as makeup, or by eating some type of food, such as pepper, for example. Dry skin is also one of the reasons why a person feels itchy skin, in addition to being possible to identify areas of scaling, it is necessary to apply moisturizing cream after bathing to improve.

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5 symptoms of allergic reactionçãoaléeacute;

5 symptoms of allergic reactionçãoaléeacute;

The allergic reaction can cause symptoms such as itchy or red skin, sneezing, coughing, and itchy nose, eyes, or throat. These symptoms usually appear when the person has an exaggerated immune system response to a substance such as dust mites, pollen, animal dander or certain types of food such as milk, shrimp or peanuts.

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Red spots on the leg: what can be and what to do

Red spots on the leg: what can be and what to do

Red spots on the leg, when not accompanied by any other symptoms, are relatively common and can arise mainly from insect bites or even birthmarks. However, when the spots also appear on the whole body or there are symptoms such as pain, intense itching, fever or headache, it is important to go to the doctor, as it may be a sign of a more serious illness.

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Lung painão: 10 main causes and what to do

Lung painão: 10 main causes and what to do

Usually, when a person says they have pain in the lung, it means that they have pain in the chest area, this is because the lung has almost no pain receptors. So, although sometimes the pain is related to problems in the lungs, this pain can also be caused by problems in other organs, or even be related to the muscles or joints.

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Pain in the breasts: 8 main causes and what to do

Pain in the breasts: 8 main causes and what to do

Breast pain, scientifically known as mastalgia, is a relatively common symptom that affects about 70% of women, and which, in most cases, is caused by strong hormonal changes, such as those that occur in menstruation or menopause. However, pain can also be related to other more serious situations such as breast-feeding mastitis, presence of breast cysts, or even breast cancer.

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Night fever (só à night): main causes and what to do

Night fever (só à night): main causes and what to do

Fever is a very common symptom that usually arises when there is some inflammation or infection in the body, and is therefore associated with almost all types of changes in he alth status, from the simplest situations, such as flu or tonsillitis, even the most serious ones such as lupus, HIV or cancer, for example.

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Fever: what é, main causes and what to do

Fever: what é, main causes and what to do

Fever is a defense mechanism of the body, which makes the body temperature rise above 38ºC. It is for this reason that fever is so common when there is an infection in the body, be it the flu, tonsillitis or COVID-19, because at these temperatures, most microorganisms cannot survive or have greater difficulty multiplying, facilitating the immune system work.

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