Symptoms to Take Seriously
But men often don't
Some people rush to the doctor's office every time they feel a little ill. Others, especially men, try to tough it out and hope the problem will go away.
In either case, there are some symptoms no one should ignore that may indicate the possibility of a serious condition and should be evaluated immediately by a health care provider.
These 6 common symptoms require immediate medical attention.
- Chest pain
- Coughing up blood
- Blood in the urine
- Rectal bleeding
- Unusual sores, lumps or lesions
- Slurred speech and/or weakness on one side
With any of these symptoms, it's important to act quickly. Call your physician or 9-1-1 immediately.