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What are the difficulties in diagnosing symptoms?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Symptoms of a disease may not be the same in everyone. They can be silent, vague or atypical. And occasionally they mimic or hide behind other diseases. Couple that with the number of potential diagnoses that can be attributed to a single sign or symptom, and you wonder how a correct diagnosis is reached at all.

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