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A clinically significant observation, usually used in relation to one found on physical examination or laboratory test.
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A meaningful interpretation of data or observations resulting from planned evaluations.

A clinical feature or datum of interest.

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See Case finding.
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Medtalk A clinical feature or datum of interest. See Incidental finding.
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A clinically significant observation, usually used in relation to one found on physical examination or laboratory test.
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A clinically significant observation, usually used in relation to one found on physical examination or laboratory test.
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Q. What is most important to know when finding out you have diabetes? My 17 year old son has been feeling bad for 2 days now and today he fainted twice. My wife is with him in the hospital and they say he might have diabetes. I want to prepare. What do you guys think I need to know? any tips?

A. cbelh47 is obviously sold out to the present medical system
beware of his answers find a naturopathic physician to find some
reassurance the leaves of the trees for the healing of the nations,,,]
without Jesus you'll be heading to hell anyways so look to Him!

Q. I am interested in finding info on Peripheral neuropathy and its symptoms. I wonder if I have it. I have restless leg syndrome discovered via a sleep clinic. A small tingling area developed in my back about 8 years ago. Nothing was disclosed to me about it and it progressed further up the back. I now wake up some nights with what I describe as left shoulder knot that makes left arm tingle and feel numb. Sometimes also goes down through to the left leg. It makes me feel jumpy and have trouble getting back to sleep. I rub Benyln on shoulder and take Tylenol. I eventually fall back to sleep. I do not have a family Dr. as she closed her practice and I must now visit walkin clinics. A stress test was recently done as I was having chest pain. Dr. thinks it's due to my Acid Reflux. HELP!

A. numbness and tingling can be symptoms of 25 possible cases. how i know? i just typed those symptoms in this symptom checker, and this is what i got:

about neuropathy- as i recall (and i could be wrong here), in most cases it's a symptom that something cause. your nervous system usually don't just shut off with no reason.

Q. I'm 55 years old .I did holter-heart test, and the finding:once in 24hours-svt-13 beatings in freq.till 152/mi this svt in my auricle. I have got this info.just two days ago, so I still not met a doctor. What I suppose to expect? and what you suggest to do?

A. It means that some pathologic electrical circuit in your atria is producing a rapid heart rate. Depends on the specific type (supraventricular tachycardia encompasses several different conditions), it may be treated with drugs or other therapies.

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Just when I have given up all hope, a wave retires and leaves me sprawling like a star-fish on the sand, and I get up and look back and find that I've been swimming for my life in two feet of water.
Also I think you may be able to help the boy, for your head seems to contain some thoughts I did not expect to find in it.
"It is all I can give you, but I am sure you will find friends on your journey who will assist you in your search.
Come, let us go and look abroad; and if we find nothing at all in it to justify the trouble, I'll tell you a story to the purpose, that shall convince you of the justice of my proposing it."
However, they used some caution too: they did not go openly, just by their own dwelling, but went farther into the woods, and placed themselves to advantage, where they might securely see them manage the fight, and, as they thought, not be seen by them; but the savages did see them, as we shall find hereafter.
Upon this, after long debate, it was concluded that they would not remove their habitation; because that, some time or other, they thought they might hear from their governor again, meaning me; and if I should send any one to seek them, I should be sure to direct them to that side, where, if they should find the place demolished, they would conclude the savages had killed us all, and we were gone, and so our supply would go too.
2) Find the only vowel to appear in any of the four corners.
Bona fide sale exception: We also find no dear error in the Tax Court's finding that the KPLP transfer did not satisfy the Sec.
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A recent report says that chickens use a "tck, tck, tck" to announce a nutritious find, such as corn kernels (SN: 11/18/06, p.
Astronomers expect to find even more nearby star systems.