Dr. van Eyck: Good morning, I’m Dr. van Eyck. I understand that you’re not feeling well.
Nico: That’s right, doctor. I’ve had a Stomachache for three days. The pain Comes and goes, but I also have Heartburn and I am feeling Bloated all the time.
Dr. van Eyck: Well, let’s take a look. Have you felt Nauseous? Does it hurt when I Press here?
Nico: Oh yes, that hurts, and I feel nauseous all the time. But, doctor, that’s not all. I’ve also had bad Headaches in the past week and I feel Fatigued all the time.
Dr. van Eyck: Have you had a Stuffy nose, a Cough, a Sore throat, or an Earache?
Nico: Yes, I’ve had all of those.
Dr. van Eyck: You have? All of them?
Nico: And, there’s more. I’ve been feeling pains in my leg. Sometimes it feels Stiff and sometimes I Lose feeling in it. I’m having a lot of trouble walking.
Dr. van Eyck: I have to say that you have an unusual combination of Symptoms. Have there been any significant changes in your life in the past few days?
Nico: Well, my In-laws are visiting from out of town. Do you think you’ll need To admit me into the hospital for tests?
Dr. van Eyck: I’m not sure that’s necessary. Are things really that bad at home?
Nico: You have no idea!Describing Symptoms to a Doctor