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Symptoms

Symptoms

Overview

Certain symptoms can usually be linked to certain conditions and diseases. For instance, a cough is a reaction to an infection in the upper respiratory system.

Review Date 1/26/2017

Updated by: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.