Directory of Symptoms

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Calf raises
An easy exercise you can do by pushing off your heels and standing on your toes. You may not be able to do this with certain lower extremity injuries.
Carpal compression test
A very effective test for carpal tunnel syndrome
Cellulitis skin redness
A bacterial infection of the skin is called cellulitis and it causes redness.
Chancre
A painless lesion found on the skin of someone who has a sexually transmitted disease called syphilis.
Change in bowel habits
This can mean almost anything when it comes to your bowel movements including a change in frequency, consistency (diarrhea or constipation) or in caliber of the stools.
Chest Pain Family History $$
Chest tightness
This is discomfort in the chest area, especially when you take a breath.
Circumcision
Where the penis has had the foreskin removed, usually soon after birth
Cocaine Use
Coffee cup sign
When holding a coffee cup (or other round object with some heft) with the arm extended, there is pain over the outer elbow. This is a sign of a condition called lateral epicondylitis.
Complicated burns
Burns to specific areas of the body are highly dangerous and can cause significant morbidity and mortality. These could include burns from hot liquids or solids, flash flame, chemicals, or even electricity.
Contact lenses
Hard or soft, extended-wear or not
Cortical Stroke Signs
These are signs of stroke involving the cerebral cortex. These include slurred speech, loss of vision, difficulty finding or understanding words, weakness, paralysis or numbness in face, arm or leg,
Cough (pediatrics)
There are many causes of coughing in kids. Coughs maybe dry or wet, and may have other characteristic features.
Cough when swallowing
Sometimes choking on something may lead to coughing or certain medical conditions make you cough when you swallow liquids and/or solids.
Cross Chest Adduction Test
This is a test for A-C joint arthritis
Croupy cough
A cough with a higher-pitched sound than usual and bark-like.
Cuticle pain
Pain along the nail fold and cuticle usually caused by bacterial infection