Red flag symptoms
This page provides quick summaries of alert signs and symptoms that indicate a more serious underlying pathology. Look out for the red flag symptoms of back and neck pain, chest pain, headaches and other common presentations in primary care.Page Title RSS feed
Red flag symptoms: Arrhythmias
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Night sweats - red flag symptoms
Postcoital bleeding - red flag symptoms
Signs and symptoms of potentially serious pathology in patients presenting with groin...
An overview of the causes of pelvic pain in both men and women and indications for...
History and examination will help to diagnose a potentially serious condition.
Red flag symptoms in patients with tingling, how a good history can help identify...
Red flag symptoms in facial pain and possible causes. With advice on key questions...
Causes and management of chest pain in primary care and red flag symptoms that should...
Red flag symptoms in presentations of double vision (diplopia), possible causes and...
Red flags associated with menorrhagia and when urgent referral is required.
Red flag symptoms associated with vomiting in adults that may indicate a serious...
Significant pathologies need to be considered in some cases.
Know how to reveal an serious cause of amenorrhoea and when to refer. By Dr Harry...
A carer's account is valuable when assessing the acutely confused.
Differentiate a harmless sensation from a serious condition.
Consider a rare cause if the symptoms are atypical or progressive and the patient...
It is essential to understand what the patient means by blurred vision, explains...
Differentiate causes of primary and secondary headaches.
There are a number of possible causes for this symptom, explains Dr Pipin Singh
Hallucinations are often thought to be manifestations of psychiatric disease, but...
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