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Asymptomatic

 

Asymptomatic means there are no symptoms. You are considered asymptomatic if you:

  • Have recovered from an illness or condition and no longer have symptoms
  • Have an illness or condition (such as early stage high blood pressure or glaucoma) but do not have symptoms of it

 

References

National Cancer Institute. NCI dictionary of cancer terms. www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-terms?cdrid=46520. Accessed January 24, 2016.

 
  • Asymptomatic conditions

    Asymptomatic conditions - illustration

    An illness or condition that is present without any recognizable symptoms is regarded as an asymptomatic condition.

    Asymptomatic conditions

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    • Asymptomatic conditions

      Asymptomatic conditions - illustration

      An illness or condition that is present without any recognizable symptoms is regarded as an asymptomatic condition.

      Asymptomatic conditions

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        Review Date: 12/10/2016

        Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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