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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.

See Word finding.
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?

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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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Patients with normal endoscopic findings were in abundance as compared to those with abnormal findings (table-I).
Data collected from records included CXR findings and date, CTPA findings and date, and whether the study was positive or negative for PE.
Pasternak Findings is a privately owned company, held by Zeev and Martine Pasternak, who have been in the jewelry findings supply business for more than 20 years.
Normal exam, incidental finding in a patient who, it turns out, has other and more pressing problems.
The NRC agreed and concluded that the combined violations should be coded "yellow." The "white" finding had to do with procedures for combating a plant fire.
Sovereign first entered its consignment and loan agreement with Findings in June 2000, according to the court filing.
Among the 125 total abnormal ultrasound findings, 60% were located in a reoperative field.
Phase one findings established that students had very little prior knowledge of edublogs.
A finding on chest plain film was suspicious for an ascending aortic aneurysm.
"Finding the triggering events will probably have the most important implications in the long run," she says.
Participants who obtained second-trimester abortions were significantly more likely than their first-trimester counterparts to have had trouble finding an abortion provider (45% vs.
A definitive approach promises to bring the best results, Sanchez explains, along with a plan to move forward based on the findings.