Symptomatic can mean showing symptoms, or it may concern a specific symptom. Symptoms may be signs of disease or injury. They are what a person feels.
Many conditions and diseases have symptoms. A cough can be symptomatic of an upper respiratory infection.
Upper respiratory infection
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When a person has some symptoms associated with a disease or condition, they are considered symptomatic. When a disease exists without noticeable symptoms, the person is asymptomatic.
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Taber's Medical Dictionary Online website. www.tabers.com/tabersonline. Accessed March 15, 2023.
Symptoms - illustration
Certain symptoms can usually be linked to certain conditions and diseases. For instance, a cough is a reaction to an infection in the upper respiratory system.
Review Date: 2/2/2023
Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David C. Dugdale, MD, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.