Signs and Symptoms

It's often difficult to tell the difference between a symptom and a medical condition - do you just have indigestion or is it a stomach ulcer? Does your tiredness have a simple explanation or should you get checked out for type 2 diabetes? Take a look through the expert information below covering some of the most common medical symptoms, to understand more about the cause of your problem.

"It’s important to be aware of any unexplained changes to your body. This could be a persistent cough, a new lump or even an expanding waistline. Symptoms are often nothing to worry about, but sometimes require further investigation."

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Dr Dawn Harper

General Practitioner and Media Doctor

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