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

Nose Bleed

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