Have a small sniffle? It might just be the common cold. What about a mild headache? Perhaps it’s from lack of sleep. Blurred vision or sudden dizziness? A visit to the ER might be warranted.
It can be hard to know when to see a doctor, whether or not your symptoms are “serious” enough to seek medical care. If you experience dizziness, sudden changes in vision or chest pain, you should definitely get to the ER. But what about signs and symptoms that could just be part of normal aging? Knowing what to look for and which symptoms you should never ignore can help you know when it’s time to visit the doctor.
Chances are if you think you should see a physician, you probably should.
WebMD published a blog featuring six symptoms you should never ignore:
Listen to your body and what it’s trying to tell you. Don’t hesitate to call your doctor, especially if you experience any of the above symptoms. And if you are experiencing an emergency, call 911 or get the emergency room right away.
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