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Symptomatic

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Symptomatic can mean showing symptoms, or it may concern a specific symptom. Symptoms are signs of disease or injury. They are noticed by the patient.

Many conditions and diseases have symptoms. A cough can be symptomatic of an upper respiratory infection .

When someone has the common symptoms associated with a disease or condition, they are considered symptomatic. When a disease exists without noticeable symptoms, the patient is asymptomatic .

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