Signs and Symptoms of Common Conditions

Watch these videos to learn some key signs and symptoms of common conditions and illnesses:

Heart Attack


Abdominal Pain


Poisoning in Kids

Allergic Reactions

Don't Delay Care

It’s important to seek emergency care if you or someone you know has the following medical issues:

  • Heart attack symptoms
  • Stroke symptoms
  • Infections such as pneumonia, kidney and skin infections
  • Sepsis
  • Problems associated with diabetes, obstructive lung disease and heart disease, and chronic medical problems
  • Head injury with passing out, fainting or confusion
  • Injury to neck or spine, particularly if there is loss of feeling or inability to move
  • Electric shock or lightning strike
  • Severe burn
  • Severe chest pain or pressure
  • Passing out, fainting
  • Pain in the arm or jaw
  • Unusual or bad headache, particularly if it started suddenly
  • Suddenly not able to speak, see, walk, or move
  • Suddenly weak or drooping on one side of the body
  • Dizziness or weakness that does not go away
  • Inhaled smoke or poisonous fumes
  • Sudden confusion
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Possible broken bone, loss of movement, particularly if the bone is pushing through the skin
  • Deep wound
  • Serious burn
  • Coughing or throwing up blood
  • Severe pain anywhere on the body
  • Severe allergic reaction with trouble breathing, swelling, hives
  • High fever with headache and stiff neck
  • High fever that does not get better with medicine
  • Throwing up or loose stools that does not stop
  • Poisoning or overdose of drug or alcohol
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Seizures