Key Features

  • Find the guidance you need quickly through an alphabetical organization by presenting symptom and a concise, consistent, user-friendly approach that mirrors the diagnostic decision-making process.
  • Recognize skin problems more easily with full-color images in the dermatology chapter.

Table of Contents

  1. Abdominal Pain in Adults
  2. Abdominal Pain in Children
  3. Backache
  4. Belching, Bloating, and Flatulence
  5. Breast Lumps
  6. Chest Pain
  7. Colds, Flu and Stuffy Nose
  8. Constipation
  9. Cough
  10. Diarrhea
  11. Dizziness/Lightheadedness and Vertigo
  12. Earache
  13. Facial Pain
  14. Fatigue
  15. Fever
  16. Forgetfulness
  17. Headache
  18. Heartburn, Indigestion, and Dyspepsia
  19. Insomnia
  20. Menstrual Irregularities
  21. Menstrual Pain
  22. Nausea and/or Vomiting Without Abdominal Pain
  23. Pain in the Foot
  24. Pain in the Lower Extremity in Adults
  25. Pain in the Lower Extremity and Limping in Children
  26. Pain in the Upper Extremity
  27. Palpations
  28. Shortness of Breath
  29. Skin Problems
  30. Sore Throat
  31. Swelling of the Legs
  32. Urethral discharge and Dysuria
  33. Vaginal Discharge and Itching
  34. Vision Problems and Other Common Eye Problems
  35. Voiding Disorders and Incontinence
  36. Weight Gain and Weight Loss


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About the authors

Robert Seller

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Family Medicine, Professor of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Andrew Symons

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Vice Chair for Medical Student Education, Department of Family Medicine, The State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; Medical Staff, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York; Medical Staff, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Williamsville, New York